Chern-Simons: Fano and Calabi-Yau

Hanany, A. & He, Y. (2011). Chern-Simons: Fano and Calabi-Yau. Advances in High Energy Physics, 2011, doi: 10.1155/2011/204576

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Abstract

We present the complete classification of smooth toric Fano threefolds, known to the algebraic geometry literature, and perform some preliminary analyses in the context of brane-tilings and Chern-Simons theory on M2-branes probing Calabi-Yau fourfold singularities. We emphasise that these 18 spaces should be as intensely studied as their well-known counter-parts: the del Pezzo surfaces.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Also published as a report (Imperial/TP/09/AH/02) arXiv:0904.1847v1
Divisions: School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Science
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/882

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