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Dualities of type 0 strings

Bergman, Oren and Gaberdiel, Matthias R. (1999) Dualities of type 0 strings. Journal of High Energy Physics, 1999 (7). Art. No. 022. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111212-134008871

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Abstract

It is conjectured that the two closed bosonic string theories, type 0A and type 0B, correspond to certain supersymmetry breaking orbifold compactifications of M-theory. Various implications of this conjecture are discussed, in particular the behaviour of the tachyon at strong coupling and the existence of non-perturbative fermionic states in type 0A. The latter are shown to correspond to bound states of type 0A D-particles, thus providing further evidence for the conjecture. We also give a comprehensive description of the various type 0 closed and open string theories.


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Additional Information:© 1999 IOP Publishing. Received: June 29, 1999, Accepted: July 27, 1999. We would like to thank Igor Klebanov for very useful conversations and Ralph Blumenhagen and Shigeki Sugimoto for pointing out a couple of errors in an earlier version of this paper. O.B. is supported in part by the DOE under grant no. DE-FG03-92-ER 40701. M.R.G. is supported by a College Lectureship of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-92-ER 40701
Fitzwilliam College (Cambridge) College LectureshipUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:M-theory; D-branes; string duality
Classification Code:PACS: 11.25.Tq; 11.25.Sq; 11.25.Yb; 11.25.Mj; 11.25.Uv
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Official Citation:Dualities of type 0 strings Oren Bergman and Matthias R. Gaberdiel JHEP07(1999)022
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