Background constraints in the infinite tension limit of the heterotic string

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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics

Abstract

In this work we investigate the classical constraints imposed on the supergravity and super Yang-Mills backgrounds in the α → 0 limit of the heterotic string using the pure spinor formalism. Guided by the recently observed sectorization of the model, we show that all the ten-dimensional constraints are elegantly obtained from the single condition of nilpotency of the BRST charge.

Keywords

Conformal Field Models in String Theory Superstrings and Heterotic Strings 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Institute of Physics AS CRPragueCzech Republic

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