Lorentz-invariant actions for chiral p-forms

  title={Lorentz-invariant actions for chiral p-forms},
  author={P. Pasti and D. Sorokin and M. Tonin},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We demonstrate how a Lorentz-covariant formulation of the chiral p-form model in D=2(p+1) containing infinitely many auxiliary fields is related to a Lorentz-covariant formulation with only one auxiliary scalar field entering a chiral p-form action in a nonpolynomial way. The latter can be regarded as a consistent Lorentz-covariant truncation of the former. We make the Hamiltonian analysis of the model based on the nonpolynomial action and show that the Dirac constraints have a simple form and… Expand
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