Wrapping rules (in) string theory

  title={Wrapping rules (in) string theory},
  author={Eric A Bergshoeff and Fabio Riccioni},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
A bstractIn this paper we show that the number of all 1/2-BPS branes in string theory compactified on a torus can be derived by universal wrapping rules whose formulation we present. These rules even apply to branes in less than ten dimensions whose ten-dimensional origin is an exotic brane. In that case the wrapping rules contain an additional combinatorial factor that is related to the highest dimension in which the ten-dimensional exotic brane, after compactification, can be realized as a… 

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