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On the gauge invariance of the Chern-Simons action for N D-branes

Ciocarlie, Calin (2001) On the gauge invariance of the Chern-Simons action for N D-branes. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2001 (7). Art. No. 028. ISSN 1126-6708. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2001/07/028.

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In this short note we provide a proof that the Chern-Simons part of the action for N D-branes is invariant under gauge transformations of the RR fields of the type C-p --> C-p + d Lambda (p-1), and rewrite the action in a form that makes this symmetry manifest.

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Additional Information:Copyright © Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited 2001. Received 1 July 2001, accepted for publication 23 July 2001. Published 2 August 2001. I would like to thank John Schwarz for suggestions throughout this project. I also beneted from discussions with Peter Lee, Arkadas Ozakin, Jongwong Park, and Costin Popescu. After this work was completed, the paper [8] appeared. It might shed new insight on the issues we studied in this note.
Subject Keywords:D-branes; bosonic strings
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:10 Mar 2006
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