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Lectures on orientifolds and duality

  title={Lectures on orientifolds and duality},
  author={Atish Dabholkar},
These lecture notes are intended as a pedagogical introduction to orientifolds. Aspects of orbifolds and F-theory are also discussed in brief to provide the necessary background. The emphasis is on the applications of these constructions to duality. The approach is based on simple examples that can be easily worked out in detail but which, at the same time, illustrate the main ingredients of the general procedure. 

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