The geometry of null rotation identifications

  title={The geometry of null rotation identifications},
  author={Joan Sim{\'o}n},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  • J. Simón
  • Published 21 March 2002
  • Physics
  • Journal of High Energy Physics
The geometry of flat spacetime modded out by a null rotation (boost + rotation) is analysed. When embedding this quotient spacetime in String/M-theory, it still preserves one half of the original supersymmetries. Its connection with the BTZ black hole, supersymmetric dilatonic waves and one possible resolution of its singularity in terms of nullbranes are also discussed. 

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