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Braneworlds and D-branes

Grant number: 18/00253-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2018
Effective date (End): December 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal Investigator:Horatiu Stefan Nastase
Grantee:Ulisses Marques Portugal
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:14/18634-9 - Gauge/Gravity duality, AP.TEM

Abstract

In this project we will study the braneworld scenario using D-branes. We will study the possible modifications of gravity and electromagnetism, the motion of strings in the extra dimensions, in set-ups with several intersecting D-branes, and D-brane backreaction on propagation in the extra dimensions. (AU)