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Uspekhi Mat. Nauk, 2012, Volume 67, Issue 1(403), Pages 3–96 (Mi umn9463)  

This article is cited in 8 scientific papers (total in 8 papers)

New integral representations of Whittaker functions for classical Lie groups

A. A. Gerasimovab, D. R. Lebedeva, S. V. Oblezina

a Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Russian Federation State Scientific Center), Moscow
b The Hamilton Mathematics Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Abstract: The present paper proposes new integral representations of $\mathfrak{g}$-Whittaker functions corresponding to an arbitrary semisimple Lie algebra $\mathfrak{g}$ with the integrand expressed in terms of matrix elements of the fundamental representations of $\mathfrak{g}$. For the classical Lie algebras $\mathfrak{sp}_{2\ell}$, $\mathfrak{so}_{2\ell}$, and $\mathfrak{so}_{2\ell+1}$ a modification of this construction is proposed, providing a direct generalization of the integral representation of $\mathfrak{gl}_{\ell+1}$-Whittaker functions first introduced by Givental. The Givental representation has a recursive structure with respect to the rank $\ell+1$ of the Lie algebra $\mathfrak{gl}_{\ell+1}$, and the proposed generalization to all classical Lie algebras retains this property. It was observed elsewhere that an integral recursion operator for the $\mathfrak{gl}_{\ell+1}$-Whittaker function in the Givental representation coincides with a degeneration of the Baxter $\mathscr{Q}$-operator for $\widehat{\mathfrak{gl}}_{\ell+1}$-Toda chains. In this paper $\mathscr{Q}$-operators for the affine Lie algebras $\widehat{\mathfrak{so}}_{2\ell}$, $\widehat{\mathfrak{so}}_{2\ell+1}$ and a twisted form of $\vphantom{\rule{0pt}{10pt}}\widehat{\mathfrak{gl}}_{2\ell}$ are constructed. It is then demonstrated that the relation between integral recursion operators for the generalized Givental representations and degenerate $\mathscr{Q}$-operators remains valid for all classical Lie algebras.
Bibliography: 33 titles.

Keywords: Whittaker function, Toda chain, Baxter operator.


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Russian Mathematical Surveys, 2012, 67:1, 1–92

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UDC: 517.986.68+517.912+519.4
MSC: Primary 22E45; Secondary 17B80, 37J35
Received: 14.07.2011

Citation: A. A. Gerasimov, D. R. Lebedev, S. V. Oblezin, “New integral representations of Whittaker functions for classical Lie groups”, Uspekhi Mat. Nauk, 67:1(403) (2012), 3–96; Russian Math. Surveys, 67:1 (2012), 1–92

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