We review the recently discovered symmetries of the 8 and 6 vertex models which exist at roots of unity and present their relation with representation theory of affine Lie algebras, Drinfeld polynomials and Bethe vectors.
- Pub Date:
- November 2004
- Condensed Matter - Statistical Mechanics;
- High Energy Physics - Theory
- 13 pages, to appear in Proceedings of the RIMS 2004 workshop on "Recent Progress in Solvable Lattice Models"