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  T-duality between $E_8 \times E_8$ and $\text{Spin(}32)/\mathbb{Z}_2$ heterotic strings at the $\sigma$-model level

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I would like to understand how T-duality between the heterotic $E_8 \times E_8$ (HE) and heterotic $\textrm{Spin}(32)/\mathbb{Z}_2$ (HO) theories works, at the level of the worldsheet $\sigma$-model.

I had a look at Lubos Motl's answer to a related question: T-Duality between Type HE String theory and Type HO string theory.

My question, stated differently, is: is it possible to understand this duality using something like Buscher rules? If yes, can someone point me to an appropriate reference where this is explained?

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2016-07-02 16:15 (UTC), posted by SE-user leastaction

asked Jun 18, 2016 in Theoretical Physics by leastaction (425 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jul 2, 2016 by Dilaton
Have a look at inspirehep.net/record/231271 .

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2016-07-02 16:15 (UTC), posted by SE-user Heterotic
@Heterotic thanks! But this paper doesn't address T Duality from a sigma model perspective.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2016-07-02 16:15 (UTC), posted by SE-user leastaction

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