Duality, crossing and maclane’s coherence

Ram Brustein, Yuval Ne’eman, Shlomo Sternberg

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It is shown that MacLane’s rectangle, pentagon and hexagon identities in category theory, when applied in particle physics to duality diagrams or to rational conformal field theories in two dimensions, yield the necessary physical algebraic constraints.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMatter Particled - Patterns, Structure And Dynamics
Subtitle of host publicationSelected Research Papers Of Yuval Ne’eman
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9789812774033
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (all)


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