A note on the superstring BRST operator

José N. Acosta, Nathan Berkovits, Osvaldo Chandia

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We write the BRST operator of the N = 1 superstring as, Q = e-R(1/2πiφdzγ2b)eR where y and b are super-reparameterization ghosts. This provides a trivial proof that Q is nilpotent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-248
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


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