The quantization of the reduced first-order dynamics of the nonrelativistic model for Chern–Simons vortices introduced by Manton is studied on a sphere of given radius. We perform geometric quantization on the moduli space of static solutions, using a Kähler polarization, to construct the quantum Hilbert space. Its dimension is related to the volume of the moduli space in the usual classical limit. The angular momenta associated with the rotational SO(3) symmetry of the model are determined for both the classical and the quantum systems. The results obtained are consistent with the interpretation of the solitons in the model as interacting bosonic particles.
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Research Article| August 01 2001
Quantum Chern–Simons vortices on a sphere
Nuno M. Romão; Quantum Chern–Simons vortices on a sphere. J. Math. Phys. 1 August 2001; 42 (8): 3445–3469. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1379315
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