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Number of closed strings emitted from a decaying D-brane Conboy, Steven Lyle

Abstract

We have calculated in the covariant gauge the total number of massless closed strings emitted from a decaying Dp-brane using fermionization technology on the time component of the boundary state. This verifies the computation carried out in the less well known temporal gauge despite differences in renormalization schemes. In addition we have attempted to use the fermionic technique to calculate the total number of closed strings emitted. Our result is difficult to interpret due to the ambiguity involved with rotating it back to Minkowski space.

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