A test of the chiral E8 current algebra on a 6D non-critical string

@article{Ganor1996ATO,
  title={A test of the chiral E8 current algebra on a 6D non-critical string},
  author={Ori J. Ganor},
  journal={Nuclear Physics},
  year={1996},
  volume={479},
  pages={197-217}
}
  • O. Ganor
  • Published 3 July 1996
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
Abstract Compactifying the E 8 non-critical string in 6D down to 5D, the 6D strings give rise to particles and strings in 5D. Using the dual M-theory description compactified on an elliptically fibered Calabi-Yau we compare some of the 5D BPS states to what one expects from non-critical strings with an E 8 chiral current algebra. The E 8 multiplets of particle states comprise of 2-branes wrapping on irreducible curves together with bound states of several 2-branes. 
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