Large radius expansion of superstring compactifications

Louis Witten, Edward Witten

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We verify by an explicit perturbative calculation arguments presented recently concerning the existence of compactified solutions of superstring theory in which the spin connection is not embedded in the gauge group in the standard way but the gauge connection is a connection on a more general holomorphic vector bundle over a manifold of SU(3) holonomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-126
Number of pages18
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jan 19 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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