Matter from geometry

@inproceedings{Katz1997MatterFG,
  title={Matter from geometry},
  author={S. Katz and C. Vafa},
  year={1997}
}
  • S. Katz, C. Vafa
  • Published 1997
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Abstract We provide a local geometric description of how charged matter arises in type IIA, M-theory, of F-theory compactifications on Calabi-Yau manifolds. The basic idea is to deform a higher singularity into a lower one through Cartan deformations which vary over space. The results agree with expectations based on string dualities. 
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    On N = 1 gauge models from geometric engineering in M-theory
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    A note on Kahler potential of charged matter in F-theory
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    Singularities and Gauge Theory Phases
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    F-theory and linear sigma models
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    Singularities and Gauge Theory Phases II
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    Matter from G2 manifolds
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    Conformal field theories on K3 and three-dimensional gauge theories
    13
    NOTES ON F-THEORY COMPACTIFICATIONS

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