NS-NS sector of closed superstring field theory

@article{Erler2014NSNSSO,
  title={NS-NS sector of closed superstring field theory},
  author={Theodore G. Erler and Sebastian Konopka and Ivo Sachs},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={2014},
  pages={1-30}
}
A bstractWe give a construction for a general class of vertices in superstring field theory which include integration over bosonic moduli as well as the required picture changing insertions. We apply this procedure to find a covariant action for the NS-NS sector of Type II closed superstring field theory. 

Figures from this paper

Ramond equations of motion in superstring field theory
A bstractWe extend the recently constructed NS superstring field theories in the small Hilbert space to give classical field equations for all superstring theories, including Ramond sectors. We alsoExpand
Background independence of closed superstring field theory
A bstractGiven a family of world-sheet superconformal field theories related by marginal deformation, we can formulate superstring field theory based on any of these world-sheet theories. BackgroundExpand
Nonlinear gauge invariance and WZW-like action for NS-NS superstring field theory
A bstractWe complete the construction of a gauge-invariant action for NS-NS superstring field theory in the large Hilbert space begun in arXiv:1305.3893 by giving a closedform expression for theExpand
Complete action for open superstring field theory with cyclic A∞ structure
A bstractWe construct a gauge invariant action for the Neveu-Schwarz and Ramond sectors of open superstring field theory realizing a cyclic A∞ structure, providing the first complete and fullyExpand
Construction of action for heterotic string field theory including the Ramond sector
A bstractExtending the formulation for open superstring field theory given in arXiv:1508.00366, we attempt to construct a complete action for heterotic string field theory. The action isExpand
Gauge invariant 1PI effective superstring field theory: inclusion of the Ramond sector
A bstractWe construct off-shell amplitudes in heterotic and type II string theories in-volving arbitrary combination of Ramond and Neveu-Schwarz sector external states. We also construct theExpand
On finite-size d-branes in superstring theory
Abstract We test exact marginality of the deformation describing the blow-up of a zero- size D(−1) brane bound to a background of D3-branes by analyzing the equations of motion of superstringExpand
The S-matrix of superstring field theory
A bstractWe show that the classical S-matrix calculated from the recently proposed superstring field theories give the correct perturbative S-matrix. In the proof we exploit the fact that theExpand
Title Construction of action for heterotic string field theory includingthe
Extending the formulation for open superstring field theory given in arXiv:1508.00366, we attempt to construct a complete action for heterotic string field theory. The action is non-polynomial in theExpand
Gauge invariant 1PI effective action for superstring field theory
A bstractWe construct gauge invariant 1PI effective action for the NS sector of type II and heterotic string field theory. By construction, zero eigenvalues of the kinetic operator of this actionExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 44 REFERENCES
Resolving Witten’s superstring field theory
A bstractWe regulate Witten’s open superstring field theory by replacing the picturechanging insertion at the midpoint with a contour integral of picture changing insertions over the half-stringExpand
Interacting field theory of open superstrings
A proposal for a gauge invariant nonlinear classical field theory of open superstrings is explored. The gauge fixing that gives rise to the standard structure in the Ramond sector is described,Expand
Heterotic string field theory
We construct the Neveu-Schwarz sector of heterotic string field theory using the large Hilbert space of the superghosts and the multi-string products of bosonic closed string field theory. NoExpand
Picture changing operators in closed fermionic string field theory
We discuss the appropriate arrangement of picture changing operators required to construct gauge invariant interaction vertices involving Neveu-Schwarz states in heterotic and closed superstringExpand
Superstring Perturbation Theory Revisited
Perturbative superstring theory is revisited, with the goal of giving a simpler and more direct demonstration that multi-loop amplitudes are gauge-invariant (apart from known anomalies), satisfyExpand
Construction of a Gauge-Invariant Action for Type II Superstring Field Theory
We construct a gauge-invariant action for covariant type II string field theory in the NS-NS sector. Our construction is based on the large Hilbert space description and Zwiebach's string productsExpand
The Ramond Sector of Open Superstring Field Theory
Although the equations of motion for the Neveu-Schwarz (NS) and Ramond (R) sectors of open superstring field theory can be covariantly expressed in terms of one NS and one R string field,Expand
Open superstring field theory I: gauge fixing, ghost structure, and propagator
A bstractThe WZW form of open superstring field theory has linearized gauge invariances associated with the BRST operator Q and the zero mode η0 of the picture minus-one fermionic superconformalExpand
Type II superstring field theory: geometric approach and operadic description
A bstractWe outline the construction of type II superstring field theory leading to a geometric and algebraic BV master equation, analogous to Zwiebach’s construction for the bosonic string. TheExpand
Mass renormalization in string theory: general states
A bstractIn a previous paper we described a procedure for computing the renormalized masses and S-matrix elements in bosonic string theory for a special class of massive states which do not mix withExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...