The radial part of the zero-mode Hamiltonian for sigma models with group target space

Research paper by Doug Pickrell

Indexed on: 28 Mar '04Published on: 28 Mar '04Published in: Mathematical Physics


We use geometric arguments to derive a possible form for the radial part of the ``zero-mode Hamiltonian'' for the two dimensional sigma model with target space S^3, or more generally a compact simply connected Lie group.