Mixed (open/closed) N = (2, 2) string theory as an integrable deformation of self-duality

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Abstract

The exact effective field equations of motion, corresponding to the perturbative mixed theory of open and closed (2,2) world-sheet supersymmetric strings, are investigated. It is shown that they are only integrable in the case of an abelian gauge group. The gravitational equations are then stationary with respect to the Born-Infeld-type effective action.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-53
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume395
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 1997

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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