General fluctuations of the type II pure spinor string on curved backgrounds

  • Osvaldo ChandiaEmail author
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The general fluctuations, in the form of vertex operators, for the type II superstring in the pure spinor formalism are considered. We review the construction of these vertex operators in flat space-time. We then review the type II superstrings in curved background in the pure spinor formalism to finally construct the vertex operators on a generic type II supergravity background.


Conformal Field Models in String Theory Supergravity Models Superspaces Superstrings and Heterotic Strings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Ciencias, Facultad de Artes Liberales, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, & UAI Physics Center, Universidad Adolfo IbáñezSantiagoChile

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