A one-loop test of string duality

Cumrun Vafa, Edward Witten

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We test Type IIA-heterotic string duality in six dimensions by showing that the sigma model anomaly of the heterotic string is generated by a combination of a tree level and a string one-loop correction on the Type IIA side.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-270
Number of pages10
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Aug 7 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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