Help with a string theory equation

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What do you know about it? What have you tried? Please show an attempt.
 
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That's the equation that Michio Kaku uses to illustrate string field theory. On the right hand side, the first half is what we call a kinetic term (for motion of the string) and the second half is a potential term (for interactions of the string).
 
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Thank you so much
 
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What do you know about it? What have you tried? Please show an attempt.
And, most importantly: what's the question?
 
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And, most importantly: what's the question?
That's the question!

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