An M-theory flop as a large N duality

We show how a recently proposed large N duality in the context of type IIA strings with N=1 supersymmetry in 4 dimensions can be derived from purely geometric considerations by embedding type IIA strings in M-theory. The phase structure of M-theory on G(2) holonomy manifolds and an S-3 flop are the...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Atiyah, Michael, Maldacena, Juan, Vafa, Cumrun
Format: Journal Article
Language:en_US
Published: AIP Publishing 2019
Online Access:http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:41385040

CIC - Centro de Información y Conocimiento Johannes Gutenberg ®