Supergravity on R4 x S1/Z2 and singular Calabi-Yaus

  title={Supergravity on R4 x S1/Z2 and singular Calabi-Yaus},
  author={Sean McReynolds},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • S. McReynolds
  • Published 1 February 2008
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
We discuss the moduli space singularities that are generally present in five-dimensional vector-coupled supergravity on a spactime of the form R4 x S1/Z2, with vector fields surviving on the Z2 fixed planes. The framework of supergravity is necessarily ambiguous when it comes to the non-singular embedding theory, so we focus on those models coming from Calabi-Yau three-folds with wrapped membranes. 



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