Talks

Topological Strings on Calabi-Yau fourfolds

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Babak Haghighat

2014-03-10
15:30:00 - 16:30:00

R202 , Astronomy and Mathematics Building



We review the construction of topological field and string theories. In the background of Calabi-Yau manifolds these theories can be solved using mirror symmetry and the holomorphic anomaly equations. We discuss this in the context of Calabi-Yau fourfolds. Furthermore, we elaborate on the computation of the genus zero and genus one free energies for fourfolds which are K3-fibered.