On Tachyon Condensation in String Theory: Worldsheet Computations

  1. Dr. Dietrich Papenfuß2,
  2. Professor Dr. Dieter Lüst3 and
  3. Professor Dr. Wolfgang P. Schleich4
  1. Oleg Andreev

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610853.ch34

100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact

100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact

How to Cite

Andreev, O. (2002) On Tachyon Condensation in String Theory: Worldsheet Computations, in 100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact (eds D. Papenfuß, D. Lüst and W. P. Schleich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610853.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Bonn, Germany

  2. 3

    Humboldt Universität, Institut für Physik, Germany

  3. 4

    Universität Ulm, Abteilung f. Quantenphysik, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89069 Ulm, Germany

Author Information

  1. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Physik, Invalidenstr. 110, D-10115 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403929

Online ISBN: 9783527610853

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Keywords:

  • quantum field theory;
  • gravitation;
  • Tachyon condensation in String theory;
  • worldsheet computations

Summary

I briefly review some recent results of computations of the tachyon potentials by worldsheet methods.