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twistor string theory

Context

String theory

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Quantum field theory

Contents

Idea

A certain B-model string theory whose target space is twistor space. Induces computation of MHV amplitudes in N=4 D=4 super Yang-Mills theory

References

Surveys include

  • David Skinner, The geometry of scattering amplitudes, talk notes, November 2009 (pdf)

Further developments include

  • Yvonne Geyer, Arthur E. Lipstein, Lionel Mason, Ambitwistor strings in 4-dimensions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 081602 (2014) (arXiv:1404.6219)

Revised on July 21, 2015 12:52:07 by Urs Schreiber (89.15.237.78)