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A note on compactifications on spin(7)-holonomy manifolds

Becker, Katrin (2001) A note on compactifications on spin(7)-holonomy manifolds. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2001 (5). Art. no. 003. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BECjhep01a

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Abstract

In this note we consider compactifications of Script M-theory on Spin(7)-holonomy manifolds to three-dimensional Minkowski space. In these compactifications a warp factor is included. The conditions for unbroken N = 1 supersymmetry give rise to determining equations for the 4-form field strength in terms of the warp factor and the self-dual 4-form of the internal manifold.


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Additional Information:Received 27 November 2000, accepted for publication 2 May 2001, Published 4 June 2001 I thank M. Becker, S. Gukov, J. Polchinski and E. Witten for useful discussions and correspondence. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under grant DE-FG03-92-ER40701.
Subject Keywords:M-Theory, Superstring Vacua
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2001/05/003
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