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Flux backgrounds in 2D string theory

Gukov, Sergei and Takayanagi, Tadashi and Toumbas, Nicolaos (2004) Flux backgrounds in 2D string theory. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2004 (3). Art. No. 017. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GUKjhep04

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Abstract

We study RR flux backgrounds in two dimensional type 0 string theories. In particular, we study the relation between the 0A matrix model and the extremal black hole in two dimensions. Using T-duality we find a dual flux background in type 0B theory and propose its matrix model description. When the Fermi level μ is set to zero this system remains weakly coupled and exhibits a larger symmetry related to the structure of flux vacua. Finally, we construct a two dimensional type-IIB background as an orbifold of the 0B background.


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Additional Information:© Institute of Physics 2004 Received 20 January 2004, accepted for publication 4 March 2004, Published 19 March 2004 We would like to thank V. Balasubramanian, J. de Boer, R. Dijkgraaf, T. Eguchi, J. Gomis, P.M. Ho, A. Kapustin, J. Karczmarek, Y. Matsuo, J. Mcgreevy, S. Murthy, S. Terashima, C. Vafa, H. Verlinde, X. Yi and especially I. Klebanov, J. Maldacena, S. Minwalla, N. Seiberg and A. Strominger for valuable discussions. This work was conducted during the period S.G. served as a Clay Mathematics Institute Long-Term Prize Fellow. S.G. is also supported in part by RFBR grant 01-02-17488. T.T. would like to thank Institute for Advanced Study for its hospitality. The work of T.T. was supported in part by DOE grant DE-FG03-91ER40654. E-print number: hep-th/0312208
Subject Keywords:Superstrings and Heterotic Strings, D-branes, Black Holes in String Theory, Matrix Models
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2004/03/017
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