Kapustin, Anton (2001) Universality class of little string theories. Physical Review D, 63 (8). Art. No. 086005. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:KAPprd01
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We propose that little string theories in six dimensions are quasilocal quantum held theories. Such field theories obey a modification of Wightman axioms which allows Wightman functions (i.e. vacuum expectation values of products of fundamental fields) to grow exponentially in momentum space. Wightman functions of quasilocal fields in x-space violate microlocality at short distances. With additional assumptions about the ultraviolet behavior of quasilocal fields, one can define approximately local observables associated with big enough compact regions. The minimum size of such a region can be interpreted as the minimum distance which observables can probe. We argue that for little string theories this distance is of the order of root N/Ms.
|Additional Information:||© 2001 The American Physical Society. Received 28 April 2000; published 28 March 2001. I would like to thank Ofer Aharony, Korkut Bardakci, and Nati Seiberg for useful comments. This work was supported by a DOE grant DE-FG02-90ER4054442.|
|Subject Keywords:||RG-FIXED-POINTS; ORBIFOLD SINGULARITIES; MATRIX DESCRIPTION; 6 DIMENSIONS; BRANES; DYNAMICS; T-5|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
|Deposited On:||22 May 2006|
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