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Ferdinando Gliozzi

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Ferdinando Gliozzi
Born (1940-04-05) 5 April 1940 (age 81)
Alma materUniversity of Turin
Known forGSO projection
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical physics
InstitutionsIstituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
University of Turin

Ferdinando Gliozzi (Italian: [ferdiˈnando ʎˈʎɔttsi]; born 1940) is a string theorist at the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare. Along with David Olive and Joël Scherk, he proposed the GSO projection[1][2] to map out the tachyonic states in the Neveu–Schwarz sector.[2]


  1. ^ Gliozzi, Ferdinando; Scherk, Joël; Olive, David I. (1977). "Supersymmetry, Supergravity Theories And The Dual Spinor Model". Nuclear Physics B. 122 (2): 253–290. Bibcode:1977NuPhB.122..253G. doi:10.1016/0550-3213(77)90206-1.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b Polchinski, Joseph (1998). String Theory: Volume 2. Cambridge University Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-521-63304-8.
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