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Asymptotic Charges at Null Infinity in Any Dimension

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Institut für Theoretische Physik, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse, 27 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
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Scuola Normale Superiore and INFN, Piazza dei Cavalieri, 7 I-56126 Pisa, Italy
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Universe 2018, 4(3), 47; https://doi.org/10.3390/universe4030047
Received: 28 December 2017 / Revised: 26 January 2018 / Accepted: 6 February 2018 / Published: 2 March 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Higher Spin Gauge Theories)
We analyse the conservation laws associated with large gauge transformations of massless fields in Minkowski space. Our aim is to highlight the interplay between boundary conditions and finiteness of the asymptotically conserved charges in any space-time dimension, both even and odd, greater than or equal to three. After discussing nonlinear Yang–Mills theory and revisiting linearised gravity, our investigation extends to cover the infrared behaviour of bosonic massless quanta of any spin. View Full-Text
Keywords: asymptotic symmetries; field theories in higher dimensions; Yang–Mills theory; BMS symmetry; higher spin symmetry asymptotic symmetries; field theories in higher dimensions; Yang–Mills theory; BMS symmetry; higher spin symmetry
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Campoleoni, A.; Francia, D.; Heissenberg, C. Asymptotic Charges at Null Infinity in Any Dimension. Universe 2018, 4, 47. https://doi.org/10.3390/universe4030047

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Campoleoni A, Francia D, Heissenberg C. Asymptotic Charges at Null Infinity in Any Dimension. Universe. 2018; 4(3):47. https://doi.org/10.3390/universe4030047

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Campoleoni, Andrea; Francia, Dario; Heissenberg, Carlo. 2018. "Asymptotic Charges at Null Infinity in Any Dimension" Universe 4, no. 3: 47. https://doi.org/10.3390/universe4030047

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