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Title: D-branes and orientifolds in string theory
Author: O'Driscoll, D. C.
Awarding Body: University of Wales Swansea
Current Institution: Swansea University
Date of Award: 2000
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We examine the interplay of supersymmetry and compactification on D-branes and orientifold planes using the framework of superstring theory. We explore issues pertinent to geometrical descriptions of these theories and dualities among them.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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