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Exponential hierarchy from spacetime variable string vacua

Berglund, Per and Hübsch, Tristan and Minic, Djordje (2000) Exponential hierarchy from spacetime variable string vacua. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2000 (9). Art. no. 015. ISSN 1126-6708. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2000/09/015.

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It is shown that non-supersymmetric spacetime varying string vacua can lead to an exponential hierarchy between the electroweak and the gravitational scales. The hierarchy is naturally generated by a string coupling of O(1).

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Additional Information:Received 12 June 2000, accepted for publication 11 September 2000, Published 6 November 2000 We thank V. Balasubramanian, O. Bergman, R. Corrado, M. Dine, E. Gimon, J. Gomis, P. Horava, G. Horowitz, T. Imbo, N. Itzhaki, C. Johnson, S. Kachru, P. Mayr, A. Peet, J. Polchinski, E. Silverstein, S. Sethi, K. Sfetsos and S. Thomas for useful discussions. The work of P. B. was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under grant number PHY94-07194. P.B. would like to thank the Caltech/USC Center for Theoretical Physics, as well as Stanford University and University of Durham for their hospitality in the final stages of this project. T.H. wishes to thank the US Department of Energy for their generous support under grant number DE-FG02-94ER-40854 and the Institute for Theoretical Physics at Santa Barbara, where part of this work was done with the support from the National Science Foundation, under the Grant number PHY94-07194. The work of D.M. was supported in part by the US Department of Energy under grant number DE-FG03-84ER40168. D.M. would like to thank Howard University and the University of Illinois at Chicago for their hospitality while this work was in progress.
Subject Keywords:Extra Large Dimensions, p-branes, Superstring Vacua
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