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The String Deviation Equation

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DOI: 10.1142/S021773239900184X
arXiv ID: gr-qc/9810043
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Abstract

The relative motion of many particles can be described by the geodesic deviation equation. This can be derived from the second covariant variation of the point particle's action. It is shown that the second covariant variation of the string action leads to a string deviation equation.

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