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Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2015:157 | Cite as

Relating Berkovits and A superstring field theories; small Hilbert space perspective

  • Theodore Erler
Open Access
Regular Article - Theoretical Physics

Abstract

In a previous paper it was shown that the recently constructed action for open superstring field theory based on A algebras can be re-written in Wess-Zumino-Witten-like form, thus establishing its relation to Berkovits’ open superstring field theory. In this paper we explain the relation between these two theories from a different perspective which emphasizes the small Hilbert space, and in particular the relation between the A structures on both sides.

Keywords

Superstrings and Heterotic Strings String Field Theory 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arnold Sommerfeld CenterLudwig-Maximilians UniversityMunichGermany

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