Weak-coupling analysis of the supersymmetric Liouville theory

Thomas Curtright, Ghassan Ghandour

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Abstract

A weak-coupling expansion is developed for the supersymmetric Liouville quantum field theory defined on a circle. The zero-mode system (supersymmetric quantum mechanics with an exponential potential) is first solved exactly, and then nonzero-mode effects are incorporated as perturbations. The theory is translationally invariant, conformally covariant, and has a zero-energy ground state with 〈ψψ〉 ≠ 0.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-54
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume136
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 23 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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