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  Coset construction of Tricritical Ising CFT

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In http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-5468/2008/03/P03010 the authors state that the Tricritical Ising Model (TIM) CFT can be obtained from a Wess Zumino Witten construction based in the coset $\frac{(E_7)_1\otimes(E_7)_1}{(E_7)_2}$, where $(E_7)_k$ is the exceptional Lie algebra $E_7$ at level $k$.

My question is: Is there another coset construction of TIM CFT that does not use an exceptional Lie algebra?

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-03-25 13:19 (UTC), posted by SE-user Raul Santos

asked Mar 23, 2015 in Theoretical Physics by Raul Santos (15 points) [ revision history ]
edited Mar 25, 2015 by Dilaton

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Tricritical Ising model belongs to the family of minimal models ($M(5,4)$). There are several different coset constructions that represent them, one of them is the following:

$M(m+1,m)=SU(2)_{m-2} \times SU(2)_1/SU(2)_{m-1}$

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-03-25 13:19 (UTC), posted by SE-user Meng Cheng
answered Mar 23, 2015 by Meng (550 points) [ no revision ]
Thanks a lot, that is very helpful!

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-03-25 13:19 (UTC), posted by SE-user Raul Santos

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