Mirror symmetry as a gauge symmetry

Amit Giveon, Edward Witten

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It is shown that in string theory mirror duality is a gauge symmetry (a Weyl transformation) in the moduli space of N = 2 backgrounds on group manifolds, and we conjecture on the possible generalization to other backgrounds, such as Calabi-Yau manifolds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-50
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jul 14 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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