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Picard-Fuchs equations and mirror maps for hypersurfaces

  title={Picard-Fuchs equations and mirror maps for hypersurfaces},
  author={David R. Morrison},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • D. Morrison
  • Published 1991
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
We describe a strategy for computing Yukawa couplings and the mirror map, based on the Picard-Fuchs equation. (Our strategy is a variant of the method used by Candelas, de la Ossa, Green, and Parkes in the case of quintic hypersurfaces.) We then explain a technique of Griffiths which can be used to compute the Picard-Fuchs equations of hypersurfaces. Finally, we carry out the computation for four specific examples (including quintic hypersurfaces, previously done by Candelas et al.). This… Expand

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