Renormalization group and string amplitudes

Igor Klebanov, Leonard Susskind

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We define β-functions for open-string tachyons away from the perturbative fixed point. We show that solutions of the renormalization-group fixed-point equations generate open-string scattering amplitudes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)446-452
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 21 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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