# Taming open/closed string duality with a Losev trick

@article{Bonelli2010TamingOS, title={Taming open/closed string duality with a Losev trick}, author={Giulio Bonelli and Andrea Prudenziati and Alessandro Tanzini}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2010}, volume={2010}, pages={1-21} }

A target space string field theory formulation for open and closed B-model is provided by giving a Batalin-Vilkovisky quantization of the holomorphic Chern-Simons theory with off-shell gravity background. The target space expression for the coefficients of the holomorphic anomaly equation for open strings are obtained. Furthermore, open/closed string duality is proved from a judicious integration over the open string fields. In particular, by restriction to the case of independence on…

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