L2 Index Theory and D-Particle Binding in Type I' String Theory
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.
Advisor:Stern, Mark A
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:mathematics analysis dirac operator l index partial differential
Date of Publication:01/01/2009