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No local Maxwell duality invariance

Deser, S. (2011) No local Maxwell duality invariance. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 28 (8). Art. No. 085009. ISSN 0264-9381.

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I show, in canonical formulation of flat space Maxwell theory, that its duality rotation invariance must have a constant parameter, cannot be promoted to a local one by adding a compensating field and that these conclusions hold in the curved space Maxwell–Einstein extension.

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Additional Information:© 2011 IOP Publishing. Received 24 December 2010; Published 23 March 2011. I thank M Henneaux for correspondence. This work was supported by NSF PHY 07-57190 and DOE DE-FG02-164 92ER40701 grants.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG02-16492ER40701
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Issue or Number:8
Classification Code:PACS: 11.30.−j, 11.30.Fs. MSC: 81T20; 83C22.
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Official Citation:No local Maxwell duality invariance S Deser 2011 Class. Quantum Grav. 28 08500
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Deposited On:10 May 2011 21:23
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