String theory on AdS3 × S3 × S3 × S1

Shmuel Elitzur*, Ofer Feinerman, Amit Giveon, David Tsabar

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Spacetime properties of superstrings on AdS3 × S3 × S3 × S1 are studied. The boundary theory is a two dimensional superconformal field theory with a large N= (4,4) supersymmetry.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)180-186
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1999

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank E. Rabinovici, A. Schwimmer, N. Seiberg, and especially D. Kutasov for very useful discussions. This work is supported in part by the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities – Centers of Excellence Program. The work of A.G. is supported in part by BSF – American-Israel Bi-National Science Foundation. S.E. and A.G. thank the theory division at CERN where part of this work was done, and the Einstein Center at the Weizmann Institute for partial support.


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