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The twistor superstring

Grant number: 18/07834-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2018
Effective date (End): August 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal researcher:Nathan Jacob Berkovits
Grantee:Lucas Nogueira de Sá Martins
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/01343-7 - ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research: a regional center for theoretical physics, AP.TEM
Associated scholarship(s):21/09003-9 - Localization using the pure spinor formalism, BE.EP.DD


The student will relate the twistor superstring that describes super-Yang-Mills Theory with the superstring in ten dimensions using the pure spinor formulation. The student was selected based on a competition for South American students involving a joint masters program with Perimeter Institute. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
FLEURY, THIAGO; MARTINS, LUCAS N. S.. AdS(5) x S-5 supergravity vertex operators. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 7, . (18/07834-8)
MARTINS, LUCAS N. S.. ype IIB superstring vertex operator from the-8 pictur. Nuclear Physics B, v. 974, . (18/07834-8)

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