00738nas a2200109 4500008004300000245003400043210003400077520044300111100002100554700001700575856003600592 2006 en_Ud 00aQuantisation of bending flows0 aQuantisation of bending flows3 aWe briefly review the Kapovich-Millson notion of Bending flows as an integrable system on the space of polygons in ${\\\\bf R}^3$, its connection with a specific Gaudin XXX system, as well as the generalisation to $su(r), r>2$. Then we consider the quantisation problem of the set of Hamiltonians pertaining to the problem, quite naturally called Bending Hamiltonians, and prove that their commutativity is preserved at the quantum level.1 aFalqui, Gregorio1 aMusso, Fabio uhttp://hdl.handle.net/1963/2537