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Virasoro-Shapiro amplitude

Contents

Context

String theory

Quantum field theory

Contents

Idea

The Virasoro-Shapiro amplitude is the string scattering amplitude 4-point function for four tachyon field insertions.

References

E.g. (16.47) in

  • Ralph Blumenhagen, Dieter Lüst, Stefan Theisen, String Scattering Amplitudes and Low Energy Effective Field Theory, chapter 16 in Basic Concepts of String Theory Part of the series Theoretical and Mathematical Physics pp 585-639 Springer 2013

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