An effective supergravity for the thermal phases of N=4 strings

  • Jean-Pierre Derendinger
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 525)


A universal effective supergravity Lagrangian describing the thermal phases of heterotic strings on T 4×S 1, IIA and IIB strings on K 3×S 1 is constructed. The resulting non-perturbative phase structure is discussed.


Supersymmetry Breaking Vector Multiplet Heterotic String Chiral Multiplet Mass Formula 
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  • Jean-Pierre Derendinger
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  1. 1.Physics InstituteNeuchâtel UniversityNeuchâtelSwitzerland

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