Stabilization of extra dimensions at tree level

Scott Watson, Robert Brandenberger

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By considering the effects of string winding and momentum modes on a time dependent background, we find a method by which six compact dimensions become stabilized naturally at the self-dual radius while three dimensions grow large.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-157
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Cosmology with extra dimensions
  • Extra dimensions
  • String theory and cosmology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


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