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Superstrings in 2D backgrounds with R–R flux and new extremal black holes

Berkovits, Nathan and Gukov, Sergei and Vallilo, Brenno Carlini (2001) Superstrings in 2D backgrounds with R–R flux and new extremal black holes. Nuclear Physics B, 614 (1-2). pp. 195-232. ISSN 0550-3213. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160506-075145513

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Abstract

The hybrid formalism is used to quantize the superstring compactified to two-dimensional target-space in a manifestly spacetime supersymmetric manner. A quantizable sigma model action is then constructed for the type II superstring in curved two-dimensional supergravity backgrounds which can include Ramond–Ramond flux. Such curved backgrounds include Calabi–Yau four-fold compactifications with Ramond–Ramond flux, and new extremal black hole solutions in two-dimensional dilaton supergravity theory. These black hole solutions are a natural generalization of the CGHS model and might be possible to describe using a supergroup version of the SL(2,R)/U(1) WZW model. We also study some dynamical aspects of the new black holes, such as formation and evaporation.


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Additional Information:© 2001 Elsevier B.V. Received 7 August 2001, Accepted 15 August 2001, Available online 5 October 2001. We are grateful to C. G. Callan, O. Chandía, A.T. Filippov, G.T. Horowitz, J. Maldacena, D. Nedel, R. Plesser, H. Ooguri, V. Rivelles, J.H. Schwarz, N. Seiberg, S. Shenker, A. Strominger, C. Vafa, and E. Witten for useful discussions and comments. The work of N.B. is supported in part by CNPq grant 300256/94-9, Pronex 66.2002/1998-9, and FAPESP grant 99/12763-0. This research was partially conducted during the period N.B. served as a Clay Mathematics Institute Prize Fellow and S.G. served as a Clay Mathematics Institute Long-Term Prize Fellow. The work of S.G. is also supported in part by the Caltech Discovery Fund, NSF grant No. PHY99-07949, grant RFBR No. 01-02-17488, and the Russian President’s grant No. 00-15-99296. The work of B.C.V. is supported by FAPESP grant No 00/02230-3. N.B. and S.G. are grateful to the California Institute of Technology, where part of this work was done, for hospitality.
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Funding AgencyGrant Number
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)300256/94-9
Pronex66.2002/1998-9
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP)99/12763-0
Caltech Discovery FundUNSPECIFIED
NSFPHY99-07949
Russian Foundation for Basic Research01-02-17488
Russian Foundation for Basic Research00-15-99296
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP)00/02230-3
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Official Citation:Nathan Berkovits, Sergei Gukov, Brenno Carlini Vallilo, Superstrings in 2D backgrounds with R–R flux and new extremal black holes, Nuclear Physics B, Volume 614, Issues 1–2, 29 October 2001, Pages 195-232, ISSN 0550-3213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0550-3213(01)00413-8. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0550321301004138)
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