Quantum Bäcklund transformation for the Liouville theory

Eric Braaten, Thomas Curtright, Charles Thorn

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The classical Bäcklund transformation, which maps the Liouville model onto a free field theory, is developed into an explicit operator relation for quantum fields. Conformal transformation properties and canonical commutation relations are preserved by this operator mapping.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-120
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Dec 2 1982
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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