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## Recombination of intersecting D-branes by local tachyon condensation

Venue: | JHEP 0306 |

Citations: | 36 - 1 self |

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String Theory.
- Polchinski
- 1998
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Citation Context ...rld scenario [4]. The recombination appears as an essential dynamics in these recent developments in string phenomenology, hence its precise formulation in string theory is required. It is well-known =-=[5]-=- that the recombination is due to the tachyon mode appearing as the lowest mode of a string connecting the intersecting D-branes (see Fig. 1), although the mechanism has not been shown explicitly so f... |

327 |
M theory as a matrix model: A conjecture,” Phys. Rev. D55
- Banks, Fischler, et al.
- 1997
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Citation Context ...bative string/M theory it is believed to be promising to adopt D-branes as fundamental objects. Low dimensional D-branes, such as D-particles and D-instantons, have been utilized along this direction =-=[1]-=-, while higher dimensional D-branes have relative difficulty due to the complicated interaction of the extended worldvolumes. One of such interaction is the recombination, or equivalently reconnection... |

307 | Tachyon condensation on the brane antibrane system
- Sen
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Citation Context ...ring as the lowest mode of a string connecting the intersecting D-branes (see Fig. 1), although the mechanism has not been shown explicitly so far. As seen below, this is related to Sen’s conjectures =-=[6]-=- stating that tachyon condensation on brane-antibrane is equivalent to the disappearance of them. When the intersection angle θ is π, the intersecting D-branes are just a parallel brane-antibrane pair... |

147 | Noncommutative compactifications of type I strings on tori with magnetic background flux
- Blumenhagen, Görlich, et al.
- 2000
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Citation Context ...rmulating any field theory of interacting D-branes. On the other hand, recombination of D-branes turned out to be an intriguing realization of Higgs phenomena in Standard Model on intersecting branes =-=[3]-=- and inflation in braneworld scenario [4]. The recombination appears as an essential dynamics in these recent developments in string phenomenology, hence its precise formulation in string theory is re... |

107 | D = 4 chiral string compactifications from intersecting branes
- Aldazabal, Franco, et al.
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Citation Context ...rmulating any field theory of interacting D-branes. On the other hand, recombination of D-branes turned out to be an intriguing realization of Higgs phenomena in Standard Model on intersecting branes =-=[3]-=- and inflation in braneworld scenario [4]. The recombination appears as an essential dynamics in these recent developments in string phenomenology, hence its precise formulation in string theory is re... |

69 |
Vector field effective action in the open superstring theory,”
- Tseytlin
- 1986
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Citation Context ...clude the non-Abelian Born-Infeld (NBI) corrections to it, to see how the string spectrum with the higher order in θ is reproduced in the fluctuation spectrum. We use (α′) 2F 4 corrections in the NBI =-=[9]-=- and follow the techniques developed in ∗Higher dimensional D-branes intersecting with a single angular parameter can be treated with a trivial generalization of our work. 2Ref. [7], to find complete... |

52 |
The non-abelian D-brane effective action through order α′4
- Koerber, Sevrin
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Citation Context ...on is given by the symmetrized trace at order F 6 , we can soon find that the mass spectrum is incorrect as was shown in Ref. [7]. The non-Abelian BI action at order F 6 was proposed in some articles =-=[21]-=- and we can use our fluctuation analysis for the first nontrivial check of their F 6 terms [22]. B Tachyon mass squared to higher order in φ In this appendix, we present a trial to obtain higher order... |

49 |
Bound states of strings and p-branes Nucl
- Witten
- 1996
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Citation Context ...ctra to the order θ 3 . 2 D-brane recombination realized in Yang-Mills Parallelly placed multiple D-branes in type II superstring theories have super Yang-Mills theory as their low energy description =-=[10]-=-. The non-Abelian structure stems from excitations of strings connecting different D-branes (see Fig. 1). When an intersection angle θ (0 < θ < π) is turned on, these strings get confined to the inter... |

48 | Inflationary Scenarios from Branes at Angles,” JHEP 0201 (2002) 036, hep-th/0112147
- Garcia-Bellido, Rabadan, et al.
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Citation Context ... D-branes. On the other hand, recombination of D-branes turned out to be an intriguing realization of Higgs phenomena in Standard Model on intersecting branes [3] and inflation in braneworld scenario =-=[4]-=-. The recombination appears as an essential dynamics in these recent developments in string phenomenology, hence its precise formulation in string theory is required. It is well-known [5] that the rec... |

35 | Intersecting brane models of particle physics and the higgs mechanism
- Cremades, Ibanez, et al.
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Citation Context ...rmulating any field theory of interacting D-branes. On the other hand, recombination of D-branes turned out to be an intriguing realization of Higgs phenomena in Standard Model on intersecting branes =-=[3]-=- and inflation in braneworld scenario [4]. The recombination appears as an essential dynamics in these recent developments in string phenomenology, hence its precise formulation in string theory is re... |

31 | An improved brane anti-brane action from boundary superstring field theory and multi-vortex solutions
- Jones, Tye
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Citation Context ... and just at the time when they intersect, the tachyon field at the intersection point starts rolling down the potential hill and condenses to provide the recombination. However, as discussed in Ref. =-=[13, 14]-=-, before they intersect there should be a small probability for quantum tunnelling directly into the recombined final state. For analysing this process, we place two D-strings apart from each other so... |

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IV, “Fluctuation Spectra of Tilted and Intersecting D-branes from the Born-Infeld
- Hashimoto, T
- 1997
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Citation Context ...show that the condensation of this mode exactly gives the recombination of the intersecting branes. Our description provides a geometrical realization of the open string tachyon condensation. In Ref. =-=[7]-=-, fluctuation spectra of Yang-Mills theory have been studied for a T-dualized configuration of the intersecting branes wound on a torus. The authors of Ref. [7] showed the agreement between the Yang-M... |

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The quantum mechanics of the scalar field in the new inflationary Universe, Phys
- Guth, Pi
- 1985
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Citation Context ...ined by developing the tachyon condensation. The period during which the tachyonic mode is present is evaluated as ∼ θlstring/v. The condensation should start by a quantum fluctuation studied in Ref. =-=[16]-=-, whose characteristic time is roughly ∼ lstring/θ, hence we expect that the D-strings recombination occurs when θ2 > v. 5 Future directions The mechanism of the recombination of the intersecting D-br... |

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Sheikh Jabbari, “Different D-brane interactions,” Phys
- Arfaei, M
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Citation Context ... the intersection point so that the energy coming from the tension times its length is minimized. A part of the spectrum of the Neveu-Schwarz sector of this localized open strings was studied in Ref. =-=[8, 11]-=- giving m 2 ( = n − 1 ) θ , (2.1) 2 πα ′ where n (≥ 0) is an integer, and θ is the intersection angle (θ = 0 corresponds to a coincident parallel D-branes, see Fig. 1). † In this paper we treat the si... |

13 | String theory and hybrid inflation/acceleration
- Herdeiro, Hirano, et al.
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Citation Context ... D-branes. On the other hand, recombination of D-branes turned out to be an intriguing realization of Higgs phenomena in Standard Model on intersecting branes [3] and inflation in braneworld scenario =-=[4]-=-. The recombination appears as an essential dynamics in these recent developments in string phenomenology, hence its precise formulation in string theory is required. It is well-known [5] that the rec... |

11 |
Localized instabilities at conifolds,” hep-th/0204079
- Uranga
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Citation Context ...o for the rolling tachyons [12] and associated S(pacelike)-branes [18] whose deformations describe creation of lower dimensional ¶ Instabilities in the higher dimensional cases were discussed in Ref. =-=[17]-=- in the context of M-theory lift. 17defects [19]. In our realization, the rolling tachyon is realized geometrically as recombined D-branes leaving each other. The rolling tachyon in the present case ... |

4 |
Dynamical Decay of Brane-Antibrane and
- Hashimoto
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Citation Context ...action for a D-string. The relative velocity between D-strings leaving each other will soon reach the speed of light (in our approximation of decoupling limit of closed strings), as discussed in Ref. =-=[13]-=-. This is a geometrical realization of rolling tachyon [12], since in the present case the magnitude of the tachyon mode is identical with the interbrane separation, as seen in Section 2. In the argum... |

3 |
Gauge invariant action of interacting string field
- Hata, Itoh, et al.
- 1987
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Citation Context ...alently reconnection, of intersecting D-branes (especially D-strings). For fundamental strings, the recombination effect has been introduced as an essential interaction in an open string field theory =-=[2]-=-. It strongly suggests that the recombination is one of the most important mechanisms to be clarified, for formulating any field theory of interacting D-branes. On the other hand, recombination of D-b... |

2 |
Rolling Tachyon,” JHEP 0204 (2002) 048
- Sen
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Citation Context ...In application to D-brane cosmology for example, it is important to study how the time-dependent recombination process proceeds. This question is related to the recent development on rolling tachyons =-=[12]-=-, however our privilege is that we can use low energy description instead of fully following the worldsheet string theory. The recombination process itself is just the vacuum condensation of the tachy... |

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S-brane Actions
- Hashimoto, Ho, et al.
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Citation Context ...pacelike)-branes [18] whose deformations describe creation of lower dimensional ¶ Instabilities in the higher dimensional cases were discussed in Ref. [17] in the context of M-theory lift. 17defects =-=[19]-=-. In our realization, the rolling tachyon is realized geometrically as recombined D-branes leaving each other. The rolling tachyon in the present case should be described by a Dirac-Born-Infeld action... |