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Title: Weak scale superstrings

Abstract

Recent developments in string duality suggest that the string scale may not be irrevocably tied to the Planck scale. Two explicit but unrealistic examples are described where the ratio of the string scale to the Planck scale is arbitrarily small. Solutions that are more realistic may exist in the intermediate coupling or {open_quote}{open_quote}truly strong coupling{close_quote}{close_quote} region of the heterotic string. Weak scale superstrings have dramatic experimental consequences for both collider physics and cosmology. {copyright} {ital 1996 The American Physical Society.}

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, P.O. Box 500, Batavia, Illinois 60510 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
383445
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review, D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 54; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; SUPERSTRING MODELS; SCALE INVARIANCE; DUALITY; COUPLING; COSMOLOGY; COMPACTIFICATION; SO GROUPS

Citation Formats

Lykken, J.D. Weak scale superstrings. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.54.R3693.
Lykken, J.D. Weak scale superstrings. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.54.R3693.
Lykken, J.D. Sun . "Weak scale superstrings". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.54.R3693.
@article{osti_383445,
title = {Weak scale superstrings},
author = {Lykken, J.D.},
abstractNote = {Recent developments in string duality suggest that the string scale may not be irrevocably tied to the Planck scale. Two explicit but unrealistic examples are described where the ratio of the string scale to the Planck scale is arbitrarily small. Solutions that are more realistic may exist in the intermediate coupling or {open_quote}{open_quote}truly strong coupling{close_quote}{close_quote} region of the heterotic string. Weak scale superstrings have dramatic experimental consequences for both collider physics and cosmology. {copyright} {ital 1996 The American Physical Society.}},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.54.R3693},
journal = {Physical Review, D},
number = 6,
volume = 54,
place = {United States},
year = {1996},
month = {9}
}