Preprint 70/2001

On the support of physical measures in gauge theories

Christian Fleischhack

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Submission date: 15. Nov. 2001
Pages: 44
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It is proven that the physical measure for the two-dimensional Yang-Mills theory is purely singular with respect to the kinematical Ashtekar-Lewandowski measure. For this, an explicit decomposition of the gauge orbit space into supports of these two measures is given. Finally, the results are extended to more general (e.g. confining) theories. Such a singularity implies, in particular, that the standard method of determining the physical measure via "exponential of minus the action times kinematical measure" is not applicable.

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