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Clebsch (string) decomposition in d=3 field theory

Deser, S. and Jackiw, R. and Polychronakos, A. P. (2001) Clebsch (string) decomposition in d=3 field theory. Physics Letters A, 279 (3-4). pp. 151-153. ISSN 0375-9601. doi:10.1016/S0375-9601(00)00851-3.

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We study the applicability of the intrinsically nonlinear Clebsch vector field decomposition into three scalars in the description of d=3 field theories. In particular, we note and account for the incompleteness of this parameterization when attempting to use it in variational principles involving Maxwell and Chern–Simons actions. Similarities with string decomposition of metrics and their actions are also pointed out.

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Additional Information:© 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. Received 2 November 2000, Accepted 18 December 2000, Available online 16 February 2001. Communicated by P.R. Holland. This work was supported in part by National Science Foundation grant PHY99-73935 and US Department of Energy (DOE) contract #DE-FC02-94ER40818.
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Official Citation:S. Deser, R. Jackiw, A.P. Polychronakos, Clebsch (string) decomposition in d=3 field theory, Physics Letters A, Volume 279, Issues 3–4, 29 January 2001, Pages 151-153, ISSN 0375-9601, (//
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