Conformal Field Theory and Solvable Lattice Models - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123853400, 9780323150354

Conformal Field Theory and Solvable Lattice Models

1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780323150354
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th September 1988
Page Count: 438
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Advanced Studies in Pure Mathematics, 16: Conformal Field Theory and Solvable Lattice Models contains nine papers based on the symposium "Conformal field theory and solvable lattice models" held at RIMS, Kyoto, May 1986. These papers cover the following active areas in mathematical physics: conformal field theory, solvable lattice models, affine and Virasoro algebra, and KP equations.

The volume begins with an analysis of 1 and 2 point correlation functions of the Gibbs measure of random matrices. This is followed by separate chapters on solvable solid-on-solid (SOS) models; lectures on conformal field theory; the construction of Fermion variables for the 3D Ising Model; and vertex operator construction of null fields (singular vertex operators) based on the oscillator representation of conformal and superconformal algebras with central charge extention. Subsequent chapters deal with Hecke algebra representations of braid groups and classical Yang-Baxter equations; the relationship between the conformal field theories and the soliton equations (KdV, MKdV and Sine-Gordon, etc.) at both quantum and classical levels; and a supersymmetric extension of the Kadomtsev-Petviashvili hierarchy.

Table of Contents

Scaling Limit Formula for 2-Point Correlation Function of Random Matrices

Exactly Solvable SOS Models II: Proof of the Star-Triangle Relation and Combinatorial Identities

Lectures on Conformal Field Theory

Fermion Representations for the 2D and 3D Ising Models

Null Field Construction in Conformal and Superconformal Algebras

Hecke Algebra Representations of Braid Groups and Classical Yang-Baxter Equations

Virasoro Algebra, Vertex Operators, Quantum Sine-Gordon and Solvable Quantum Field Theories

Vertex Operators in Conformal Field Theory on P1 and Monodromy Representations of Braid Group

Supersymmetric Extension of the Kadomtsev-Petviashvilli Hierarchy and the Universal Super Grassmann Manifold


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