Non-abelian bosonization in two dimensions

Edward Witten

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Abstract

A non-abelian generalization of the usual formulas for bosonization of fermions in 1+1 dimensions is presented. Any fermi theory in 1+1 dimensions is equivalent to a local bose theory which manifestly possesses all the symmetries of the fermi theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-472
Number of pages18
JournalCommunications In Mathematical Physics
Volume92
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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