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Definition of these fields

  1. Nov 30, 2014 #1
    Hello! I hope I posted this in the right section.

    I have tried to google the definitions of what follows but I didn't get what I expected. I would like to ask you then:

    What is the definition of a self-dual field and a self-dual topologically massive vector gauge field?

    Thank you very much.

    This is in reference to this paper: http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/9705122.pdf
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  3. Nov 30, 2014 #2


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    Probably you have found this?
    http://www.ma.utexas.edu/users/dafr/Index/Olson.pdf [Broken]
    They give a definition of (anti)self-dual in the corresponding chapter.
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  4. Nov 30, 2014 #3
    Thank you for your trial. Yes I have saw this, it gave me a slight insight about what it is but not the big picture.
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