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The M theory five-brane and the heterotic string

Schwarz, J. H. (1998) The M theory five-brane and the heterotic string. In: Supersymmetry and Quantum Field Theory. Lecture Notes in Physics. No.509. Springer , pp. 92-102. ISBN 978-3-540-64623-5.

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Brane actions with chiral bosons present special challenges. Recent progress in the description of the two main examples — the M theory five-brane and the heterotic string — is described. Also, double dimensional reduction of the M theory five-brane on K3 is shown to give the heterotic string.

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Additional Information:© 1998 Springer-Verlag. I am grateful to M. Aganagic, S. Cherkis, J. Park, M. Perry, and C. Popescu for collaborating on portions of this work. This work is supported in part by the U.S. Dept. of Energy under Grant No. DE-FG03-92-ER40701.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-92-ER40701
Subject Keywords:Gauge Symmetry; Heterotic String; String Action; Virasoro Constraint; General Coordinate Transformation
Series Name:Lecture Notes in Physics
Issue or Number:509
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