# The open string membrane paradigm with external electromagnetic fields

@article{Kim2011TheOS, title={The open string membrane paradigm with external electromagnetic fields}, author={Keun-Young Kim and Jonathan P. Shock and Javier Tarr{\'i}o}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2011}, volume={2011}, pages={1-32} }

We study the effective geometry felt by the fluctuations of open strings living on the worldvolume of probe D-branes in the presence of background electromagnetic fields. This is captured by an effective action consisting of a Maxwell term and a topological term, with the role of the metric played by the open string metric. Studying generalized Eddington-Finkelstein coordinates for stationary but non-static manifolds, we consider an open string membrane paradigm to obtain a generic formula for…

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