T-Duality and the Gravitational Description of Gauge Theories

  • Cesar Gomez
  • Pedro Silva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 543)


This is a review of some basic features on the relation between su- pergravity and pure gauge theories with special emphasis on the relation between T-duality and supersymmetry. Some new results concerning the interplay between T-duality and near horizon geometries are presented.


Gauge Theory Vertex Operator Open String Ective Theory Closed String 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cesar Gomez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pedro Silva
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Instituto de Fisica Teorica, C-XVIUniversidad Autonoma de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.I.M.A.F.F.C.S.I.C.MadridSpain
  3. 3.Physics departmentUniversity of Newcastle Upon TyneUK
  4. 4.Depto de Fisica Teorica C-XIUniversidad Autonoma de MadridMadridSpain

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