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Title: Massive branes
Authors: Bergshoeff, Eric A.; Lozano, Yolanda; Ortín Miguel, Tomás
Keywords: Strings
Issue Date: May-1998
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Nuclear Physics B 518(1-2): 363-423 (1998)
Abstract: We investigate the effective world-volume theories of branes in a background given by (the bosonic sector of) 10-dimensional massive IIA supergravity (“massive branes”) and their M-theoretic origin. In the case of the solitonic 5-brane of type IIA superstring theory the construction of the Wess-Zumino term in the world-volume action requires a dualization of the massive Neveu-Schwarz/Neveu-Schwarz target space 2-form field. We find that, in general, the effective world-volume theory of massive branes contains new world-volume fields that are absent in the massless case, i.e. when the mass parameter m of massive IIA supergravity is set to zero. We show how these new world-volume fields can be introduced in a systematic way.
Description: 61 páginas, 1 figura.-- PACS classification codes: 04.65.+e; 12.60.Jv; 11.25.-w.-- El PDF es la versión pre-print (UG-8/97 QMW-PH-97-28 CERN{TH/97{229 IFT-UAM/CSIC-97-2).
Publisher version (URL): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0550-3213(98)00045-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/39064
ISSN: 0550-3213
DOI: 10.1016/S0550-3213(98)00045-5
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