A U(1) gauge theory for antisymmetric tensor fields

Shinichi Deguchi, Tadahito Nakajima, Hideomi Totsuka

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We show that a U(1) gauge theory defined in the configuration space for closed p-branes yields the gauge theory of a massless rank-(p + 1) antisymmetric tensor field and the Stueckelberg formalism for a massive vector field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-362
Number of pages6
JournalProgress of Theoretical Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1997


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