The antisymmetric tensor field in superstring theory

R. Rohm, E. Witten

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Abstract

We discuss various aspects of the role of the antisymmetric tensor field in superstring theory, including the quantization law obeyed by its field strength and its role in topological defects and in vacuum configurations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)454-489
Number of pages36
JournalAnnals of Physics
Volume170
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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