Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 10 items

  • Keywords: Calabi-Yau x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Marcos Mariño

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In recent years, the old idea that gauge theories and string theories are equivalent has been implemented and developed in various ways, and there are by now various models where the string ... More


STRING THEORY AND GAUGE THEORY

Marcos Mariño

in Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter examines the relationship between gauge theories and topological strings. A precise correspondence between string theory and gauge theory was formulated by 't Hooft (1974), who used as a ... More


CALABI–YAU GEOMETRIES

Marcos Mariño

in Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses a particular class of Calabi-Yau geometries characterized by being non-compact, focusing on non-compact toric Calabi-Yau threefolds. These are threefolds that have the ... More


Mirror Symmetry of Fourier—Mukai Transformation for Elliptic Calabi—Yau Manifolds

Naichung Conan Leung and Shing‐Tung Yau

in The Many Facets of Geometry: A Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199534920
eISBN:
9780191716010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Mirror symmetry conjecture says that for any Calabi–Yau (CY) manifold M near the large complex/symplectic structure limit, there is another CY manifold X, called the mirror manifold, such that the ... More


TOPOLOGICAL SIGMA MODELS

Marcos Mariño

in Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

String theory can be regarded, at the algebraic level, as a two-dimensional conformal field theory coupled to two-dimensional gravity. When the conformal field theory is also a topological field ... More


STRING FIELD THEORY AND GAUGE THEORIES

Marcos Mariño

in Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter shows that both Chern-Simons gauge theories and matrix models with polynomial potentials can be realized as open string theories. To show that Chern-Simons theory and matrix models with ... More


THE TOPOLOGICAL VERTEX

Marcos Mariño

in Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter explains the cut-and-paste approach to toric Calabi-Yau manifolds developed previously with the large-N duality relating Chern-Simons theory and topological strings, to find a building ... More


Lectures on Geometry

Edward Witten, Martin Bridson, Helmut Hofer, Marc Lackenby, and Rahul Pandharipande

N M J Woodhouse (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198784913
eISBN:
9780191827150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784913.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This volume contains a collection of papers based on lectures delivered by distinguished mathematicians at Clay Mathematics Institute events over the past few years. Although not explicitly linked, ... More


On the Chow ring of K3 surfaces and hyper-Kahler manifolds

Claire Voisin

in Chow Rings, Decomposition of the Diagonal, and the Topology of Families (AM-187)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160504
eISBN:
9781400850532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160504.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter considers varieties whose Chow ring has special properties. This includes abelian varieties, K3 surfaces, and Calabi–Yau hypersurfaces in projective space. For K3 surfaces S, it was ... More


Maps, Sheaves and K3 Surfaces

Rahul Pandharipande

in Lectures on Geometry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198784913
eISBN:
9780191827150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784913.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The conjectural equivalence of curve counting on Calami- Yau 3-folds via stable maps and stable pairs is discussed. By considering Cali-Yau 3-folds with K3 fibrations, the correspondence naturally ... More


View: