Gauge invariance and systems with second-class constraints

K. Harada, H. Mukaida

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Abstract

We show that under a certain assumption systems with second-class constraints can be regarded as gauge-fixed systems with first-class constraints. The massive Yang-Mills theory, a point particle on a sphere and the O(N) symmetric non-linear σ-model are considered as concrete examples.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-157
Number of pages7
JournalZeitschrift für Physik C Particles and Fields
Volume48
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Gauge invariance and systems with second-class constraints. / Harada, K.; Mukaida, H.

In: Zeitschrift für Physik C Particles and Fields, Vol. 48, No. 1, 01.03.1990, p. 151-157.

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