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Title: The super D9-brane and its truncations
Authors: Bergshoeff, Eric A.; Roo, Mees de; Jansen, Bert; Ortín Miguel, Tomás
Issue Date: Jun-1999
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Nuclear Physics B 550(1-2): 289-302 (1999)
Abstract: We consider two inequivalent truncations of the super D9-brane: the “Heterotic” and the “Type I” truncation. Both of them lead to an N = 1 non-linear supersymmetrization of the D = 10 cosmological constant. The propagating degrees of freedom in the Heterotic and Type I truncation are given by the components of a D = 10 vector multiplet and a single Majorana-Weyl spinor, respectively. As a by-product we find that, after the Type I truncation, the Ramond-Ramond super ten-form provides an interesting reformulation of the Volkov-Akulov action. These results can be extended to all dimensions in which space-time filling D-branes exist, i.e. D = 3, 4, 6 and 10.
Description: 14 páginas.-- El PDF es la versión pre-print (UG/16{98 IFT-UAM/CSIC-98-27).-- PACS classification codes: 11.25.-w; 04.65.+e; 11.27.+d
Publisher version (URL): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0550-3213(99)00214-X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/39320
DOI: 10.1016/S0550-3213(99)00214-X
ISSN: 0550-3213
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