Ternary Virasoro-Witt algebra

Thomas L. Curtright, David B. Fairlie, Cosmas K. Zachos

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A 3-bracket variant of the Virasoro-Witt algebra is constructed through the use of su (1, 1) enveloping algebra techniques. The Leibniz rules for 3-brackets acting on other 3-brackets in the algebra are discussed and verified in various situations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)386-390
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 4 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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