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Scalar Particles in Superstring Models

  • Pierre Binétruy
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 50)

Abstract

Although the superstring tidal wave seems to have somewhat receded, important progress has been made recently in the detailed knowledge of these theories. After the days of the “superstring revolution” where the possible relevance of strings to the fundamental structure was recognized, came the time when the basic problems of this approach were identified: in particular the painfully large number of possible candidates and the issue of supersymmetry breaking. However, since one has started to address these problems, some definite progress has been made.

Keywords

Gauge Symmetry Gauge Coupling Supersymmetry Breaking Compact Manifold Heterotic String 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Binétruy
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  1. 1.LAPPAnnecy-Le-Vieux CedexFrance

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