Castrillón López, Marco and Marsden, Jerrold E. (2003) Some remarks on Lagrangian and Poisson reduction for field theories. Journal of Geometry and Physics, 48 (1). pp. 52-83. ISSN 0393-0440 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20100726-140606690
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Given a Hamiltonian system on a fiber bundle, the Poisson covariant formulation of the Hamilton equations is described. When the fiber bundle is a G-principal bundle and the Hamiltonian density is G-invariant, the reduction of this formulation is studied thus obtaining the analog of the Lie-Poisson reduction for field theories. The relation of this reduction with the Lagrangian reduction and the Lagrangian and Poisson reduction for electromagnetism are also analyzed.
|Additional Information:||© 2003 Elsevier. Received 17 December 2002; accepted 28 January 2003. Available online 2 April 2003. We thank Pedro Luis García, Jeffrey Lawson, Tudor Ratiu, Steve Shkoller and Jedrez Śniatycki for helpful remarks. The research of JEM was partially supported by NSF grant DMS-0204474 and a Max Planck research award, and MCL was partially supported by DGESIC (Spain) under grant no. BMF2000-1314 and Junta Castilla-Léon (Spain) under grant no. SA085-01.|
|Subject Keywords:||Lagrangian and Poisson reduction; Field theories|
|Classification Code:||MSC: 70S05|
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|Deposited By:||Ruth Sustaita|
|Deposited On:||27 Jul 2010 02:49|
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