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Plane-wave lightcone superstring field theory

Stefanski, B. (2004). Plane-wave lightcone superstring field theory. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(10), S1305-S1311. doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/21/10/003


We construct the cubic interaction vertex and dynamically generated supercharges in lightcone superstring field theory for a large class half-supersymmetric D-branes in the planewave background. We show that these satisfy the plane-wave superalgebra at first order in string coupling. The cubic interaction vertex and dynamical supercharges presented here are given explicitly in terms of oscilators and can be used to compute three-point functions of open strings with endpoints on half-supersymmetric D-branes.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an author-created, un-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication in Classical and Quantum Gravity. The publisher is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it. The Version of Record is available online at
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: School of Science & Technology > Mathematics
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