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Quantum affine reflection algebras of type d_n^(1) and reflection matrices

Delius, G.W. and George, A. (2002) Quantum affine reflection algebras of type d_n^(1) and reflection matrices. Letters in Mathematical Physics, 62 (3). pp. 211-217. ISSN 1573-0530

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Abstract

Quantum affine reflection algebras are coideal subalgebras of quantum affine algebras that lead to trigonometric reflection matrices (solutions of the boundary Yang–Baxter equation). In this paper we use the quantum affine reflection algebras of type $$d_n^{\left( 1 \right)}$$ to determine new n-parameter families of nondiagonal reflection matrices. These matrices describe the reflection of vector solitons off the boundary in $$d_n^{\left( 1 \right)}$$ affine Toda field theory. They can also be used to construct new integrable vertex models and quantum spin chains with open boundary conditions.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Mathematics (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2009 12:06
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2009 12:06
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1022259710600
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Identification Number: 10.1023/A:1022259710600
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/7678

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