The low energy limit of string theory from the geometry of loop space

Mark J. Bowick, Amitabha Lahiri

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We show that the massless fields of the low-energy limit of the closed bosonic string are the unique set of fields which follow the existence of a certain symplectic structure on the loop space associated with the full string theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)281-284
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 26 1989


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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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