String theory effective actions

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Abstract

We show that the beta functions of the nonlinear sigma models which describe strings propagating in background fields can be used to construct the generating functional for on-shell S-matrix elements of the associated string theories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-90
Number of pages13
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume278
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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