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D-Branes on Calabi-Yau Manifolds

  • Michael R. Douglas
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 202)

Abstract

We give an overview of recent work on Dirichlet branes on CalabiYau threefolds which makes contact with Kontsevich’s homological mirror symmetry proposal, proposes a new definition of stability which is appropriate in string theory, and provides concrete quiver categories equivalent to certain categories of branes on CY.

Keywords

Modulus Space Marginal Stability Conformal Field Theory Coherent Sheave Nonlinear Sigma Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael R. Douglas
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyRutgers UniversityPiscatawayUSA
  2. 2.I.H.E.S.Bures-sur-YvetteFrance

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