Strings in the operator formalism

L. Alvarez Gaumé, C. Gomez, G. Moore, C. Vafa

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We consider string theories in the operator formalism. In particular we develop Polyakov strings completely in the operator language. The operator approach turns out to be economical, self-contained and manifestly modular invariant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-521
Number of pages67
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 4 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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