On novel string theories from 4d gauge theories
1 Crete Center for Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, University of Crete, 71003 Heraklion, Greece
2 APC, Université Paris 7, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/IRFU, Obs. de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Bâtiment Condorcet, F-75205, Paris Cedex 13, France (UMR du CNRS 7164)
a e-mail: http://hep.physics.uoc.gr/~kiritsis/
Published online: 10 April 2014
We investigate strings theories as defined from four dimensional gauge theories. It is argued that novel (super)string theories exist up to 26 dimensions. Some of them may support weakly curved geometries. A proposal is outlined to link their local conformal invariance to the dynamics of the bulk string theory.
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