# Towards an extended/higher correspondence

@article{Alfonsi2021TowardsAE, title={Towards an extended/higher correspondence}, author={Luigi Alfonsi}, journal={Complex Manifolds}, year={2021}, volume={8}, pages={302 - 328} }

Abstract In this short paper, we will review the proposal of a correspondence between the doubled geometry of Double Field Theory and the higher geometry of bundle gerbes. Double Field Theory is T-duality covariant formulation of the supergravity limit of String Theory, which generalises Kaluza-Klein theory by unifying metric and Kalb-Ramond field on a doubled-dimensional space. In light of the proposed correspondence, this doubled geometry is interpreted as an atlas description of the higher…

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Abstract This is a mostly self-contained survey article about bundle gerbes and some of their recent applications in geometry, field theory, and quantisation. We cover the definition of bundle gerbes…

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