From the chern-simons theory for the fractional quantum hall effect to the tomonaga-luttinger model of its edges

Dror Orgad*

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Abstract

The chiral Tomonaga-Luttinger model for the edges of the fractional quantum Hall effect is obtained as the low energy limit of the Chern-Simons theory for the two-dimensional system. In particular, we recover the Kac-Moody algebra for the creation and annihilation operators of the edge density waves and the bosonization formula for the electronic operator at the edge.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)475-478
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume79
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes

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