# D Branes from Liouville Strings

@article{Ellis1997DBF, title={D Branes from Liouville Strings}, author={John Ellis and Nick E. Mavromatos and Dimitri V. Nanopoulos}, journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A}, year={1997}, volume={12}, pages={2639-2673} }

We develop quantization aspects of our Liouville approach to noncritical strings, proposing a path-integral formulation of a second quantization of string theory, that incorporates naturally the couplings of string sources to background fields. Such couplings are characteristic of macroscopic string solutions and/or D-brane theories. Resummation over world-sheet genera in the presence of stringy (σ-model) soliton backgrounds, and recoil effects associated with logarithmic operators on the world…

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