heterotic superstring theory

heterotic superstring theory

[¦hed·ə¦räd·ik ′sü·pər‚striŋ ‚thē·ə·rē]
(particle physics)
The most promising version of superstring theory, with only closed strings, 10 dimensions, and 496 massless gauge bosons.
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As the holonomy group of CY manifolds is SU(3), the compactification onto a CY manifold in heterotic superstring theory preserves N =1 supersymmetry in four dimensions.
At the time of Jung's death, heterotic superstring theory was not yet on the scene to offer a possible mechanism for the kind of anomalous events that interested Jung.