Asymptotic symmetries, BMS, Soft theorems and Noether's second theorem -- Part 1

Noviembre 17, 2015

Discussion room 418 (4th floor)

Specialist level

Discussion room 418 (4th floor)


We will start a detour into asymptotic symmetries, BMS, soft theorems and 2nd Noether theorem which will take more than one holoclub. The discussion on Tuesday the 17 will be led by David.

This is a very partial list of references:

* H. Bondi, M. G. J. van der Burg and A. W. K. Metzner, Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 269, 21 (1962);
* R. K. Sachs, Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 270, 103 (1962).
* F. E. Low, Phys. Rev. 110, 974 (1958);
* S. Weinberg - "Infrared photons and gravitons" - Phys. Rev. 140 (1965) B516-B524
* T. Burnett, N.M. Kroll - "Extension of the low soft photon theorem", Phys.Rev.Lett 20 (1968) 86

* V. Del Duca - "High energy bremsstrahlung theorems for soft photons", Nucl. Phys. B  345 (1990) 369-388
* A. Strominger, "Asymtotic symmetries of Yang-Mills theory", arXiv: 1308.0589 [hep-th]
* A. Strominger, "On BMS invariance for gravitational scattering", arXiv:1312.2229 [hep-th]
* F. Cachazo, A. Strominger, "Evidence for a new soft graviton theorem", arXiv: 1404.4091 [hep-th]
* T. He, V. Lysov, P. Mitra, A. Strominger, "BMS supertranslations and Weinberg's soft graviton theorem", arXiv: 1401.7026 [hep-th]
* S. Avery, B. Schwab, "Noether's Second Theorem and Ward Identities for Gauge Symmetries" - arXiv:1510.07038 [hep-th]