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dc.contributor.authorDawson, Peter Daleen
dc.date.issued2003en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/21935-
dc.descriptionBibliography: leaves 181-190.en
dc.description190 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.description.abstractThis thesis firstly investigates K-invariant and supersymmetric actions of D-branes in curved space-time. Following this, research into charges of D-branes in a group manifold are studied. In particular, the charge groups are determined for the symmetry preserving (or untwisted) D-branes on a compact, simple, connected, simply connected group manifold. The purpose of this research is to determine these charge groups in order that they can be compared to the charge groups predicted by twisted K-theory for D-branes in a group manifold, thus providing a future important check to the theorem that D-brane charges are determined by twisted K-theory, one of the most important recent ideas in string theory.en
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dc.subject.lcshString models.en
dc.subject.lcshD-branes.en
dc.subject.lcshK-theory.en
dc.titleEffective actions and charges of D-branes in curved space-time / by P. Dawson.en
dc.typeThesisen
dc.contributor.schoolDept. of Physics and Mathematical Physicsen
dc.provenanceThis electronic version is made publicly available by the University of Adelaide in accordance with its open access policy for student theses. Copyright in this thesis remains with the author. This thesis may incorporate third party material which has been used by the author pursuant to Fair Dealing exception. If you are the author of this thesis and do not wish it to be made publicly available or If you are the owner of any included third party copyright material you wish to be removed from this electronic version, please complete the take down form located at: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/legalsen
dc.description.dissertationThesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Physics and Mathematical Physics, 2003en
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