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E10 for beginners

  • R.W. GebertEmail author
  • H. NicolaiEmail author
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 447)

Keywords

Vertex Operator Dynkin Diagram Transversal State Root Space String Vertex Operator 
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  1. 1.IInd Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany

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