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Chern-Simons Origin of Superstring Integrability

Costello, K. and Stefanski, B. (2020). Chern-Simons Origin of Superstring Integrability. Physical Review Letters, 125, 121602.. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.121602

Abstract

We derive the AdS5×S5 Green-Schwarz superstring from four-dimensional Beltrami-Chern-Simons theory reduced on a manifold with singular boundary conditions. In this construction, the Lax connection and spectral parameter of the integrable superstring have a simple geometric origin in four dimensions as gauge connection and reduction coordinate. Kappa symmetry arises as a certain class of singular gauge transformations, while the worldsheet metric comes from complex-structure-changing Beltrami differentials. Our approach offers the possibility of investigating integrable holography using traditional field theory methods.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI. Funded by SCOAP.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2020 11:54
URI: https://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/24873
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