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Survey of D-branes and K-theory

  • Daniel S. Freed

    University of Texas at Austin, USA
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Abstract

In this chapter we explain the relation between D-branes in string theory and K-theory. We will not review the purely mathematical developments, but will instead recount the justification for positing K-theory as the home for D-brane charges.