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Boson-fermion correspondence in two-dimensional field theories


The correspondence between boson and fermion field theories in one space and one time dimension is examined in the context of a path-integral formulation of these theories. The advantage of this formulation is that the translation, both for the Lagrangians and the field operators, is fairly automatic. Normalization of products of fields, which in more conventional formulations required careful manipulation of singular quantities, in this approach is a straightforward consequence of Lorentz invariance. © 1976 The American Physical Society.

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