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Status Confirmed
Seminar Series RENC-THEO
Subjects hep-th
Date Thursday 23 March 2017
Time 10:00
Institute IHP
Seminar Room 314
Speaker's Last Name Berglund
Speaker's First Name Per
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Speaker's Institution New Hampshire U. & CERN
Title A Generalized Construction of Calabi-Yau Manifolds and Mirror Symmetry
Abstract We extend the construction of Calabi-Yau manifolds to hypersurfaces in non-Fano toric varieties. The associated non-reflexive polytopes provide a generalization of Batyrev’s original work, allowing us to construct new pairs of mirror manifolds. In particular, this allows us to find new K3-fibered Calabi-Yau manifolds, relevant for type IIA/heterotic duality in d=4, N=2, string compactifications.
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