Dimensional reduction of superstring models

Edward Witten

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Abstract

Compactification of ten-dimensional supergravity on Calabi-Yau manifolds (as recently proposed by Candelas, Horowitz, Strominger, and the author) gives n=1 supergravity theories in four dimensions. This paper is devoted to working out the Kähler potential and superpotential which arise.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-155
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume155
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 23 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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