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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2007, Article ID 13458, 10 pages
Research Article

Multiparametric Quantum Algebras and the Cosmological Constant

1Physique Théorique et Mathématique, International Solvay Institutes, Université Libre de Bruxelles, C.P. 231, Bruxelles 1050, Belgium
2Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of North Carolina at chapel Hill, Phillips Hall, CB 3255, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3255, USA

Received 17 July 2007; Accepted 26 September 2007

Academic Editor: P. H. Frampton

Copyright © 2007 Chethan Krishnan and Edoardo Di Napoli. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


With a view towards applications for de Sitter, we construct the multiparametric q-deformation of the so(5,) algebra using the Faddeev-Reshetikhin-Takhtadzhyan (FRT) formalism.