publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 1997

Matrix string theory

Erik P. Verlinde; Herman Verlinde; Robbert Dijkgraaf;
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  • Published: 04 Mar 1997 Journal: Nuclear Physics B, volume 500, pages 43-61 (issn: 0550-3213, Copyright policy)
Abstract
Via compactification on a circle, the matrix model of M-theory proposed by Banks et al suggests a concrete identification between the large N limit of two-dimensional N=8 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory and type IIA string theory. In this paper we collect evidence that supports this identification. We explicitly identify the perturbative string states and their interactions, and describe the appearance of D-particle and D-membrane states.
Subjects
arXiv: High Energy Physics::Theory
free text keywords: Particle Physics - Theory, High Energy Physics - Theory, Nuclear and High Energy Physics, String phenomenology, Matrix string theory, Type I string theory, Heterotic string theory, Relationship between string theory and quantum field theory, Compactification (physics), Particle physics, String field theory, Theoretical physics, Physics, Non-critical string theory
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