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String theory and the Taniyama-Shimura conjecture

Research paper by Jing Zhou, Jialun Ping

Indexed on: 19 Mar '19Published on: 18 Mar '19Published in: arXiv - High Energy Physics - Theory



Abstract

The worldsheet of the string theory, which consisting of 26 free scalar fields in Minkowski space, is two dimensional conformal field theory. If we denote the two dimension conformal field theory by elliptic curve and denote the partition function of string theory by modular form, then the relation between conformal field theory and the string theory can be represented as the Taniyama-Shimura conjecture. Moreover, it also can be generalized to the $F$-theory.