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World-volume effective actions of exotic five-branes

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Abstract

We construct world-volume effective actions of exotic \( {5}_2^2 \)-branes in type IIA and IIB string theories. The effective actions are given in fully space-time covariant forms with two Killing vectors associated with background isometries. The effective theories are governed by the six-dimensional \( \mathcal{N} \) = (2, 0) tensor multiplet and \( \mathcal{N} \) = (1, 1) vector multiplet, respectively. Performing the S-duality transformation to the \( {5}_2^2 \)-brane effective action in type IIB string theory, we also work out the world-volume action of the \( {5}_3^2 \)-brane. We discuss some additional issues relevant to the exotic five-branes in type I and heterotic string theories.

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Kimura, T., Sasaki, S. & Yata, M. World-volume effective actions of exotic five-branes. J. High Energ. Phys. 2014, 127 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP07(2014)127

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Keywords

  • p-branes
  • String Duality