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    • Higher Derivative D-brane Couplings 

      Guo, Guangyu (2012-10-19)
      This dissertation covers two different but related topics: the construction of consistent models in type IIB and heterotic string theories, and the higher derivative couplings for D-brane action, which will enable us to ...
    • Power Suppression in D-Brane Inflation 

      Akers, Christopher Nelson (2013-10-01)
      Cosmological inflation is the period of rapid, accelerated expansion that occurred in the fraction of a second between the creation of spacetime and the Big Bang. Its proposal 35 years ago singlehandedly solved the three ...