Modular invariance in string field theory

Steven B. Giddings, Emil Martinec, Edward Witten

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The Feynman rules of gauge invariant open string field theory are shown to produce a triangulation of the moduli space of Riemann surfaces of arbitrary topology. If follows that the gauge invariant open string field theory is modular invariant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)362-368
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Aug 28 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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