Interacting strings in matrix string theory

  • Giulio Bonelli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 525)


It is here explained how the Green-Schwarz superstring theory arises from Matrix String Theory. This is obtained as the strong YM-coupling limit of the theory expanded around its BPS instantonic configurations, via the identification of the interacting string diagram with the spectral curve of the relevant configuration. Both the GS action and the perturbative weight g s x , where x is the Euler characteristic of the world-sheet surface and g s the string coupling, are obtained.


Partition Function Riemann Surface Zero Mode Spectral Curve Cartan Subalgebra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio Bonelli
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  1. 1.International School for Advanced Studies and INFNTriesteItaly

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