Gauge fields, scalars, warped geometry, and strings

  title={Gauge fields, scalars, warped geometry, and strings},
  author={Eva M Silverstein},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A},
  • E. Silverstein
  • Published 2000
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics A
We review results on several interesting phenomena in warped compactifications of M theory, as presented at Strings 2000. The behavior of gauge fields in dimensional reduction from d+1 to d dimensions in various backgrounds is explained from the point of view of the holographic duals (and a point raised in the question session at the conference is addressed). We summarize the role of additional fields (in particular scalar fields) in 5d warped geometries in making it possible for Poincare… Expand
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