Aldazabal, G.; Mayo, M.; Nuñez, C."Probing the string winding sector" (2017) Journal of High Energy Physics. 2017(3)
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We probe a slice of the massive winding sector of bosonic string theory from toroidal compactifications of Double Field Theory (DFT). This string subsector corresponds to states containing one left and one right moving oscillators. We perform a generalized Kaluza Klein compactification of DFT on generic 2n-dimensional toroidal constant backgrounds and show that, up to third order in fluctuations, the theory coincides with the corresponding effective theory of the bosonic string compactified on n-dimensional toroidal constant backgrounds, obtained from three-point amplitudes. The comparison between both theories is facilitated by noticing that generalized diffeomorphisms in DFT allow to fix generalized harmonic gauge conditions that help in identifying the physical degrees of freedom. These conditions manifest as conformal anomaly cancellation requirements on the string theory side. The explicit expression for the gauge invariant effective action containing the physical massless sector (gravity+antisymmetric+gauge+ scalar fields) coupled to towers of generalized Kaluza Klein massive states (corresponding to compact momentum and winding modes) is found. The action acquires a very compact form when written in terms of fields carrying O(n, n) indices, and is explicitly T-duality invariant. The global algebra associated to the generalized Kaluza Klein compactification is discussed. © 2017, The Author(s).


Documento: Artículo
Título:Probing the string winding sector
Autor:Aldazabal, G.; Mayo, M.; Nuñez, C.
Filiación:G. Física CAB-CNEA and CONICET, Centro Atómico Bariloche, Av. Bustillo 9500, Bariloche, Argentina
Instituto Balseiro, Centro Atómico Bariloche, Av. Bustillo 9500, Bariloche, Argentina
Instituto de Astronomía y Física del Espacio (CONICET-UBA), C.C. 67 - Suc. 28, 1428, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Departamento de Física, FCEN, Universidad de Buenos Aires, C.C. 67 - Suc. 28, 1428, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Palabras clave:Flux compactifications; Gauge Symmetry; String Duality
Título revista:Journal of High Energy Physics
Título revista abreviado:J. High Energy Phys.


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