Introduction to String Field Theory

  • Joseph Lykken
  • Stuart Raby


We propose an action for an interacting closed bosonic string. Our formalism relies heavily on ideas discussed by Witten for the open bosonic string. We also obtain the gauge fixed quantum action for the fully interacting open bosonic string.


Open String Closed String Bosonic String Ghost Number String Field Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Lykken
    • 1
  • Stuart Raby
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Division T-8, Mail Stop B285Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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