Reducible Stueckelberg symmetry and dualities

  title={Reducible Stueckelberg symmetry and dualities},
  author={V. A. Abakumova and S. Lyakhovich},
We propose a general procedure for iterative inclusion of Stueckelberg fields to convert the theory into gauge system being equivalent to the original one. In so doing, we admit reducibility of the Stueckelberg gauge symmetry. In this case, no pairing exists between Stueckelberg fields and gauge parameters, unlike the irreducible Stueckelberg symmetry. The general procedure is exemplified by the case of Proca model, with the third order involutive closure chosen as the starting point. In this… Expand


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