World-volume fields, SL(2;Bbb Z) and duality

  title={World-volume fields, SL(2;Bbb Z) and duality},
  author={Martin Cederwall and Anette Westerberg},
We propose a method for constructing super-brane actions where every background tensor potential corresponds to a world-volume field strength. The procedure provides a natural coupling to the background and automatically displays the SL(2;) symmetry of the IIB string theory. The Dirichlet 3-brane is used as a test ground for these ideas. A polynomial action consistent with non-linear self-duality is presented. Invariance of the action under κ-symmetry is demonstrated for arbitrary on-shell type… CONTINUE READING


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