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Minimal AdS(3)

@article{Rastelli2005MinimalA,
  title={Minimal AdS(3)},
  author={Leonardo Rastelli and Martijn Wijnholt},
  journal={Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={11}
}
  • L. Rastelli, M. Wijnholt
  • Published 5 July 2005
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
We show that Type IIB string theory on AdS 3 × S 3 × M 4 with p units of NS flux contains an integrable subsector, isomorphic to the minimal (p, 1) bosonic string. To this end, we construct a topological string theory with target space Euclidean AdS 3 × S 3. We use a variant of Hamiltonian reduction to prove its equivalence to the minimal (p, 1) string. The topological theory is then embedded in the physical ten-dimensional IIB string theory. Correlators of tachyons in the minimal string are… 

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