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Branes as solutions of gauge theories in gravitational field
Stockholm University, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita). Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, Ukraine.
2014 (English)In: European Physical Journal C, ISSN 1434-6044, E-ISSN 1434-6052, Vol. 74, no 9, 3048Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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The idea of the Gauss map is unified with the concept of branes as hypersurfaces embedded into D-dimensional Minkowski space. Themap introduces new generalized coordinates of branes alternative to their world vectors x and identified with the gauge and other massless fields. In these coordinates the Dirac p-branes realize extremals of the Euler-Lagrange equations of motion of a (p + 1)dimensional SO(D - p - 1) gauge-invariant action in a gravitational background.

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2014. Vol. 74, no 9, 3048
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-115644DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-014-3048-3ISI: 000350141200002OAI: diva2:800111


Available from: 2015-04-01 Created: 2015-03-27 Last updated: 2015-04-01Bibliographically approved

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