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A Do higher dimensional branes have wave functions?

  1. Dec 29, 2016 #1
    Do higher dimensional branes, like the super membrane (which is a 2D brane) or the NS5/M5 brane, have wave functions? I know that they become unstable once they are quantized, but does that mean that they do not have wave functions? You will never here about any thing regarding an M2 wave function, or a D6 wave function, or any brane with more than one dimension having a wave function.
     
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  3. Jan 1, 2017 #2
    The wavefunction of a brane is described by the quantum field theory of the brane's vibrations. So whenever they talk about the "worldvolume theory" of a brane, they are in effect talking about its wavefunction.
     
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