String gases and the swampland

  title={String gases and the swampland},
  author={Samuel Laliberte and Robert Brandenberger},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  pages={046 - 046}
In this paper, we study some aspects of moduli stabilization using string gases in the context of the Swampland. In the framework which we derive, the matter Lagrangian for string gases yields a potential for the size moduli which satisfies the de Sitter conjecture with the condition |∇ V|/V ⩾ 1/√p 1/Mp, where p is the number of compactified dimensions. Moreover, the moduli find themselves stabilized at the self-dual radius, and gravity naturally emerges as the weakest force. 

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