D-brane

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D-brane

[′dē‚brān]
(particle physics)
In superstring theory, a point, curve, surface, or higher-dimensional surface to which the end points of strings can be attached; its existence is implied by string duality.
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1] the D1-brane tension, G the bulk metric, (for simplicity we set the Kalb-Ramond two form B to be zero), [phi] the dilaton and F the field strength, a; b = [tau],[sigma] and i, j = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
If we suppose there is no excitation on transverse directions then the action of D1-branes is
It's known in the literature that there are many different but physically equivalent descriptions of how a D1-brane may end on a D3-brane.