Anomalies, Gauss laws, and page charges in M-theory

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We review the E8 model of the M-theory 3-form, and its applications to anomaly cancellation, Gauss laws, quantization of Page charge, and the 5-brane partition function. We discuss the potentially problematic behavior of the model under parity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-259
Number of pages9
JournalComptes Rendus Physique
Issue number2 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Mar 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


  • M-theory
  • String theory

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