Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Parity Invariance For String In Twistor Space

Witten Edward

Abstract

Topological string theory with twistor space as the target makes visible some otherwise dificult to see properties of perturbative Yang–Mills theory. But left-right symmetry, which is obvious in the standard formalism, is highly unclear from this point of view. Here we prove that tree diagrams computed from connected D-instanton configurations are parity-symmetric. The main point in the proof also works for loop diagrams.

Article information

Source
Adv. Theor. Math. Phys., Volume 8, Number 5 (2004), 779-796.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 2 June 2005

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.atmp/1117751919

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2160770

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1117.81120

Citation

Edward, Witten. Parity Invariance For String In Twistor Space. Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 8 (2004), no. 5, 779--796. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.atmp/1117751919


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