Cosmic strings as orbifolds

J. A. Bagger, Curtis Gove Callan, J. A. Harvey

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Abstract

We construct string theory versions of cosmic strings by considering orbifold compactifications of spacetime down to two dimensions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)550-576
Number of pages27
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume278
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 15 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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