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Light-cone analysis of the pure spinor formalism for the superstring

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Author(s):
Berkovits, Nathan [1] ; Jusinskas, Renann Lipinski [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] UNESP Univ Estadual Paulista, ICTP South, Amer Inst Fundamental Res, Inst Fis Teor, BR-01140070 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of High Energy Physics; n. 8 AUG 18 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

Physical states of the superstring can be described in light-cone gauge by acting with transverse bosonic alpha(j)(-n) and fermionic q(-n)(-a) operators on an SO(8)-ovariant superfield where j,a = 1 to 8. In the pure spinor formalism, these states are described in an SO(9,1)-covariant manner by the cohomology of the BRST charge Q = 1/2 pi i closed integral lambda(alpha)d(alpha). In this paper, a similarity transformation is found which simplifies the form of Q and maps the light-cone description of the superstring vertices into DDF-like operators in the cohomology of Q. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 09/50639-2 - Research and learning on the strings theory
Grantee:Nathan Jacob Berkovits
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/17516-4 - Applications of pure spinors for AdS-CFT
Grantee:Renann Lipinski Jusinskas
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 11/11973-4 - ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research: a regional center for theoretical physics
Grantee:Nathan Jacob Berkovits
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants