Five-branes and M-theory on an orbifold

Edward Witten

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Abstract

We relate Type IIB superstrings compactified to six dimensions on K3 to an eleven-dimensional theory compactified on (S1)5/Z2. Eleven-dimensional five-branes enter the story in an interesting way.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-397
Number of pages15
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume463
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 25 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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