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A mathematical introduction to conformal field theory / M. Schottenloher.

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Author/Creator:
Schottenloher, Martin, 1944-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Berlin : Springer, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note:
Previous ed.: 1997.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Conformal Transformations and Conformal Killing Fields.- The Conformal Group.- Central Extensions of Groups.- Central Extensions of Lie Algebras and Bargmann's Theorem.- The Virasoro Algebra.- Representation Theory of the Virasoro Algebra.- String Theory as a Conformal Field Theory.- Axioms of Relativistic Quantum Field Theory.- Foundations of Two-Dimensional Conformal Quantum Field Theory.- Vertex Algebras.- Mathematical Aspects of the Verlinde Formula.- Appendix: Some Further Developments. References.- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Series:
Lecture notes in physics 759.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9783540686255
3540686258
3540686282
9783540686286

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