Renormalization of the Planck mass for type II superstrings on symmetric orbifolds

@article{Kohlprath2002RenormalizationOT,
title={Renormalization of the Planck mass for type II superstrings on symmetric orbifolds},
author={Emmanuel Kohlprath},
journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
year={2002},
volume={2002},
pages={026-026}
}

We compute the one-loop renormalization of the Planck mass for type II string theories compactified to four dimensions on symmetric orbifolds that preserve = 2 supersymmetry. Depending on the orbifold, the effect can be as large as to compete with the standard tree-level value.

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