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Durham University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Academic Staff

Publication details for Professor Emeritus Paul Mansfield

Davies, I. & Mansfield, P. (2003). A Large-D Weyl Invariant String in Anti-de Sitter Space. Modern Physics Letters A 18(22): 1517-1522.

Author(s) from Durham


The bosonic string propagating in AdSD+1 is made Weyl invariant to leading and sub-leading order in large D by a ghost–matter coupling that despite modifying the target-space still preserves the Poincaré symmetry of the boundary.