Riemann-double construction for spinning string propagators

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Abstract

We formulate a fermionic Dirichlet problem on a cylinder for each of the various sectors of the spinning string. We find solutions using a generalization of Green's theorem. The Green functions are given, via a "double trick", in terms of Green functions on a torus. This explains the appearance of elliptic functions in expressions for the corresponding string propagators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)265-272
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume224
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 29 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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