By Martin Schottenloher

ISBN-10: 3540617531

ISBN-13: 9783540617532

Half I offers a close, self-contained and mathematically rigorous exposition of classical conformal symmetry in n dimensions and its quantization in dimensions. The conformal teams are decided and the appearence of the Virasoro algebra within the context of the quantization of two-dimensional conformal symmetry is defined through the type of primary extensions of Lie algebras and teams. half II surveys extra complicated issues of conformal box conception reminiscent of the illustration conception of the Virasoro algebra, conformal symmetry inside string concept, an axiomatic method of Euclidean conformally covariant quantum box concept and a mathematical interpretation of the Verlinde formulation within the context of moduli areas of holomorphic vector bundles on a Riemann floor.

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N p'q is a regular quadric in IP,+I(R). Hence it is an n-dimensional compact submanifold of IP~+I(R). N p'q contains ,(R v,q) as a dense subset. We get another description of N p,q using the quotient map "y. 22 2. 3 The restriction of 7 to the product of spheres p n+l } C Rn+2~ x sq "= {~ ~ R "+2" j=o j=p+ l gives a differentiable 2-to-1 covering 71" "--" 7[$PxSq " SP X ~q ~ N p'q. P r o o f Obviously 7 ( ~ x S q) c N p'q. For ~, ~' E S p x S q it follows from 7(~) = 7(~') that ~ = A~' with A E R \ {0}.

3. 1. Orthogonal transformations. The easiest case is the continuation of an orthogonal transformation ~(x) = A~x represented by a matrix A~ E O(p, q). , 1 , - 1 , . . , - 1 ) is the matrix representing gp+l'q+l. Furthermore, h E S O ( p + 1 , q + 1) ~ h' E SO(p,q). e. (~(%~0..... ~(,~o. A, g . 2 The Conformal Group of IRp,v for p + q > 2 25 for ( { 0 . . . {,+1) e N p'q (cf. 4). For x 6 ]Rp,q we have ~(~(~)) = = ( 1-(x> A'x2 " . l+(x})2 (1 - 1 + (A'x)) ~ • A'~. ~ , , since A' e O(p, q) implies (x} = (A'x}.

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