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Hernández Redondo, Rafael and Sfetsos, Konstadinos (2003) Holonomy from wrapped branes. Classical and quantum gravity, 20 (12). S501-S507. ISSN 0264-9381

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/20/12/316




Abstract

Compactifications of M-theory on manifolds with reduced holonomy arise as the local eleven-dimensional description of D6-branes wrapped on supersymmetric cycles in manifolds of lower dimension with a different holonomy group. Whenever the isometry group SU(2) is present, eight-dimensional gauged supergravity is a natural arena for such investigations. In this paper we use this approach and review the eleven dimensional description of D6-branes wrapped on coassociative 4-cycles, on deformed 3-cycles inside Calabi–Yau threefolds and on K¨ahler 4-cycles.


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© 2003 IOP Publishing Ltd. European Workshop on the Quantum Structure of Spacetime (2002, Leuven-Belgium). The authors acknowledge the financial support provided by the European Community’s Human Potential Programme under contract HPRN-CT-2000-00131 Quantum Spacetime. R.H. also acknowledges the Swiss Office for Education and Science and the Swiss National Science Foundation, and the organizers of the Leuven workshop for a stimulating atmosphere. K.S. acknowledges the financial support provided through the European Community’s Human Potential Programme under contract HPRN-CT-2000-00122 Superstring Theory, by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation under the contract IKYDA- 2001/22, as well as NATO support by a Collaborative Linkage Grant under the contract PST.CLG.978785.

Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Physics-Mathematical models
ID Code:45680
Deposited On:09 Jan 2018 11:48
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