Vector bundles and F theory

Robert Friedman, John Morgan, Edward Witten

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Abstract

To understand in detail duality between heterotic string and F theory compactifications, it is important to understand the construction of holomorphic G bundles over elliptic Calabi-Yau manifolds, for various groups G. In this paper, we develop techniques to describe these bundles, and make several detailed comparisons between the heterotic string and F theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-743
Number of pages65
JournalCommunications In Mathematical Physics
Volume187
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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