D-Branes and Gauge Fields

  • Horaţiu NăstaseEmail author
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 197)


In this chapter we will explore the consequences of having Dirichlet boundary conditions for open strings. It will imply the existence of objects called D-branes, that have gauge fields on their “worldvolume”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Física Teórica, UNESPSão PauloBrazil

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