Non-linear structures in the non-critical NSR string

Ken Ji Hamada, Hiroshi Ishikawa

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We investigate the Ward identities of the script W sign symmetry in the super-Liouville theory coupled to the super-conformal matter of central charge ĉM = 1 - 2(p - q)2/pq. The theory is classified into two chiralities. For the positive chirality, all gravitationally dressed scaling operators are generated from the q - 1 gravitational primaries by one of the ring generators in the R-sector acting on them repeatedly. After fixing the normalizations of the dressed scaling operators, we find that the Ward identities are expressed in the form of the usual script W sign algebra constraints as in the bosonic case: script W signn(k+1)τ = 0, (k = 1, . . . , q - 1; n ∈ Z≧1-k), where the equations for even and odd n come from the currents in the NS- and the R-sector respectively. The non-linear terms come from the anomalous contributions at the boundaries of moduli space. The negative chirality is defined by interchanging the roles of p and q. Then we get the script W signp algebra constraints.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)401-420
Number of pages20
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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