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Yangians, S-matrices and AdS/CFT

Journal of Physics A Mathematical and Theoretical (Impact Factor: 1.69). 04/2011; 44(26). DOI: 10.1088/1751-8113/44/26/263001
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT This review is meant to be an account of the properties of the
infinite-dimensional quantum group (specifically, Yangian) symmetry lying
behind the integrability of the AdS/CFT spectral problem. In passing, the
chance is taken to give a concise anthology of basic facts concerning Yangians
and integrable systems, and to store a series of remarks, observations and
proofs the author has collected in a five-year span of research on the subject.
We hope this exercise will be useful for future attempts to study Yangians in
field and string theories, with or without supersymmetry.

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