# The mirror quintic as a quintic

@article{Meyer2005TheMQ, title={The mirror quintic as a quintic}, author={Chris Meyer}, journal={arXiv: Algebraic Geometry}, year={2005} }

The general quintic hypersurface in ${\mathbb P}^4$ is the most famous example of a Calabi--Yau threefold for which mirror symmetry has been investigated in detail. There is a description of the mirror as a hypersurface in a certain weighted projective space. In this note we present a model for the mirror which is again (the resolution of) a quintic hypersurface in ${\mathbb P}^4$. We also deal with the special members in the respective families. They lead to rigid Calabi--Yau threefolds with…

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