## Abstract

We study a Z_{2} orbifold of Type 0B string theory by reflection of six of the coordinates (this theory may also be thought of as a Z_{4} orbifold of Type IIB by a rotation by π in three independent planes). We show that the only massless mode localized on the fixed fourplane R^{3,1} is a U(1) gauge field. After introducing D3-branes parallel to the fixed fourplane we find non-supersymmetric non-abelian gauge theories on their worldvolume. One of our results is that the theory on equal numbers of electric and magnetic D3-branes placed at the fourplane is the Z_{4} orbifold of N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory by the center of its R-symmetry group.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 26-38 |

Number of pages | 13 |

Journal | Nuclear Physics B |

Volume | 591 |

Issue number | 1-2 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 18 Dec 2000 |

Externally published | Yes |