String Theory Compactification with/without Torsion

Date: 
Thu, Jun 1, 2006
Author: 
Piljin Yi
Location: 
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Conference: 
Summer School on Strings, Gravity, and Cosmology
Abstract: 

Topics:

• Geometry and Holomony
• Supersymmetry, Spinors, and Calabi-Yau
• Flux and Backreaction
• Energetics of Heterotic Flux Compactification
• Strominger System and Heterotic Flux as a Torsion
• A Supersymmetric Solution to Heterotic Flux Compactification
• Global Issues: Index Counting, Smoothness, etc

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