Dynamics and stability of light-like tachyon condensation

@article{Barnaby2009DynamicsAS,
  title={Dynamics and stability of light-like tachyon condensation},
  author={Neil Barnaby and David J. Mulryne and Nelson J. Nunes and Patrick A. Robinson},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2009},
  volume={2009},
  pages={018-018}
}
Recently, Hellerman and Schnabl considered the dynamics of unstable D-branes in the background of a linear dilaton. Remarkably, they were able to construct light-like tachyon solutions which interpolate smoothly between the perturbative and nonperturbative vacua, without undergoing the wild oscillations that plague time-like solutions. In their analysis, however, the full structure of the initial value problem for the nonlocal dynamical equations was not considered. In this paper, therefore, we… 

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