The BV-algebra structure of W_3 cohomology

Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

Scientific paper

Rate now

  [ 0.00 ] – not rated yet Voters 0   Comments 0

Details

8 pages; uses macros tables.tex and amssym.def (version 2.1 or later)

Scientific paper

We summarize some recent results obtained in collaboration with J. McCarthy on the spectrum of physical states in $W_3$ gravity coupled to $c=2$ matter. We show that the space of physical states, defined as a semi-infinite (or BRST) cohomology of the $W_3$ algebra, carries the structure of a BV-algebra. This BV-algebra has a quotient which is isomorphic to the BV-algebra of polyvector fields on the base affine space of $SL(3,C)$. Details have appeared elsewhere. [Published in the proceedings of "Gursey Memorial Conference I: Strings and Symmetries," Istanbul, June 1994, eds. G. Aktas et al., Lect. Notes in Phys. 447, (Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1995)]

No associations

LandOfFree

Say what you really think

Search LandOfFree.com for scientists and scientific papers. Rate them and share your experience with other people.

Rating

The BV-algebra structure of W_3 cohomology does not yet have a rating. At this time, there are no reviews or comments for this scientific paper.

If you have personal experience with The BV-algebra structure of W_3 cohomology, we encourage you to share that experience with our LandOfFree.com community. Your opinion is very important and The BV-algebra structure of W_3 cohomology will most certainly appreciate the feedback.

Rate now

     

Profile ID: LFWR-SCP-O-483842

All data on this website is collected from public sources. Our data reflects the most accurate information available at the time of publication.