A matrix big bang

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Craps, Ben; Sethi, Savdeep; Verlinde, Erik;
(2005)

The light-like linear dilaton background represents a particularly simple time-dependent 1/2 BPS solution of critical type IIA superstring theory in ten dimensions. Its lift to M-theory, as well as its Einstein frame metric, are singular in the sense that the geometry i... View more
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