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Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2011:151 | Cite as

G-structures and domain walls in heterotic theories

  • Andre Lukas
  • Cyril Matti
Article

Abstract

We consider heterotic string solutions based on a warped product of a four-dimensional domain wall and a six-dimensional internal manifold, preserving two supercharges. The constraints on the internal manifolds with SU(3) structure are derived. They are found to be generalized half-flat manifolds with a particular pattern of torsion classes and they include half-flat manifolds and Strominger’s complex non-Kahler manifolds as special cases. We also verify that previous heterotic compactifications on half-flat mirror manifolds are based on this class of solutions.

Keywords

Flux compactifications Superstrings and Heterotic Strings Supersymmetric Effective Theories 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rudolf Peierls Center for Theoretical PhysicsOxford UniversityOxfordU.K.

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