Closed String Tachyon Condensation : An Overview

  title={Closed String Tachyon Condensation : An Overview},
  author={Matthew Headrick and Shiraz Minwalla and Tadashi Takayanagi},
These notes are an expanded version of a review lecture on closed string tachyon condensation at the RTN workshop in Copenhagen in September 2003. We begin with a lightning review of open string tachyon condensation, and then proceed to review recent results on localized closed string tachyon condensation, focusing on two simple systems, C/Zn orbifolds and twisted circle compactifications. 
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