Spectra of strings on nonsimply-connected group maifolds

C. Ahn, M. A. Walton

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We use the orbifold approach to confirm the formula of Felder, Gawedzki and Kupiainen for the one-loop partition function of strings on nonsimply-connected group manifolds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-348
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 15 Jun 1989

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Work supported by the US Department of Energy under contract DE-AC03-76SF00515. Supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from NSERC of Canada. ~ This was conjectured for SU (3) in ref. \[5 \]. ~2 Many of these may also be derived from the branching rules for the conformal embedding~u (p)q®~u (q)P c~u (pq) ~ \[1 0\].


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