Strings and branes are waves
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We examine the equations of motion of double field theory and the duality manifest form of M-theory. We show the solutions of the equations of motion corresponding to null waves correspond to strings or membranes from the usual spacetime perspective. A Goldstone mode analysis of the null wave solution in double field theory produces the equations of motion of the duality manifest string. © 2014 The Author(s).
AuthorsBerkeley, J; Berman, DS; Rudolph, FJ
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