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Non-BPS Dirichlet branes

Bergman, Oren and Gaberdiel, Matthias R. (2000) Non-BPS Dirichlet branes. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 17 (5). pp. 961-969. ISSN 0264-9381.

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A brief introduction to the boundary state approach to Dirichlet branes is given. The example of the non-BPS D-string of type IIA on K3 is analysed in some detail, and its dual heterotic state is identified.

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Additional Information:© 2000 IOP Publishing Ltd Received 26 August 1999. Print publication: Issue 5 (7 March 2000) We thank Ashoke Sen for useful conversations. OB is supported in part by the DOE under grant no DE-FG03-92-ER 40701. MRG is supported by a College Lectureship of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
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