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N-point tree-level scattering amplitude in the new Berkovits’ string

  • Humberto Gomez
  • Ellis Ye YuanEmail author
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Abstract

We give a proof that the pure spinor superstring theory in a novel infinite tension limit, as was discussed recently by Berkovits, reproduces the tree-level scattering amplitudes of the ten-dimensional \( \mathcal{N} \) = 1 super Yang-Mills in its heterotic version and type II supergravity in its type II version. The Yang-Mills case agrees with the result obtained by Mafra, Schlotterer, Stieberger and Tsimpis.

Keywords

Scattering Amplitudes Supersymmetric gauge theory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Perimeter Institute for Theoretical PhysicsWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Instituto de Física Teórica, UNESP — Universidade Estadual PaulistaSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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