General signatures of superstring theories

Mirjam Cvetič, Paul George Langacker

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One of the most general consequences of broad classes of superstring theories is that matter supermultiplets in the four-dimensional low-energy theory should transform as singlets and doublets with canonical electric charges under the electroweak SU(2)×U(1) group, or as singlets and fundamentals in extended groups. We discuss the generality of these and related results, and point out some indirect experimental scenarios which could exclude this class of models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1797-1806
Number of pages10
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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