L2 Index Theory and D-Particle Binding in Type I' String Theory

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Stern, Mark A

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McCarthy, Janice Marie

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2009-05-01T18:22:09Z

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2009-05-01T18:22:09Z

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2009

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Mathematics

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In this work, we apply $L^2$-index theory to compute the index of a non-Fredholm elliptic operator. The operator arises in Type I' string theory, and the index is found to be non-zero, thus implying existence of bound states.

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https://hdl.handle.net/10161/1086

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en_US

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Mathematics

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Analysis

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Dirac Operator

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L

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Index

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Partial Differential Operator

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L2 Index Theory and D-Particle Binding in Type I' String Theory

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Dissertation

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