publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 1997

Matrix string theory

Dijkgraaf, Robbert; Verlinde, Erik; Verlinde, Herman;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 Mar 1997
  • Country: Netherlands
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, Nuclear and High Energy Physics, High Energy Physics - Theory
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