Reduction of polysymplectic manifolds
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The aim of this paper is to generalize the classical Marsden-Weinstein reduction procedure for symplectic manifolds to polysymplectic manifolds in order to obtain quotient manifolds which inherit the polysymplectic structure. This generalization allows us to reduce polysymplectic Hamiltonian systems with symmetries, such as those appearing in certain kinds of classical field theories. As an application of this technique, an analogue to the Kirillov-Kostant- Souriau theorem for polysymplectic manifolds is obtained and some other mathematical examples are also analyzed. Our procedure corrects some mistakes and inaccuracies in previous papers (Gunther 1987 J. Differ. Geom. 25 23-53; Munteanu et al 2004 J. Math. Phys. 45 1730-51) on this subject.
CitationMarrero, J., Roman-Roy, N., Salgado, M., Vilariño, S. Reduction of polysymplectic manifolds. "Journal of physics A. Mathematical and theoretical", 06 Febrer 2015, núm. 5, p. 1-33.