Adelic string amplitudes

Peter G.O. Freund, Edward Witten

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We show that the Veneziano and Virasoro-Shapiro four-particle scattering amplitudes can be factored in terms of an infinite product of non-archimedean string amplitudes. This factorization is equivalent to the functional equation for the Riemann zeta function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-194
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 17 1987
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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