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Non-abelian gerbes and some applications in string theory

@article{Schweigert2018NonabelianGA,
  title={Non-abelian gerbes and some applications in string theory},
  author={Christoph Schweigert and Konrad Waldorf},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2018}
}
We review a systematic construction of the 2-stack of bundle gerbes via descent, and extend it to non-abelian gerbes. We review the role of non-abelian gerbes in orientifold sigma models, for the anomaly cancellation in supersymmetric sigma models, and in a geometric description of so-called non-geometric T-duals. 
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