One-loop effective brane action

  title={One-loop effective brane action},
  author={Tae-Hun Lee},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  • Tae-Hun Lee
  • Published 4 December 2007
  • Physics
  • Journal of High Energy Physics
The one-loop effective action for a p brane embedded in a D = p+2 Minkowski spacetime in the static gauge is calculated. Rescaling the quantum fluctuation by (−g0)1/2 evaluated on the background brane leads to the one-loop effective action expressed only in terms of infrared and ultraviolet divergent geometric scalars. After the infrared divergences are absorbed into the quantum fluctuation, there remains the finite number of ultraviolet divergences. This implies that the D = p+2 Poincare… 
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