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Heterotic string models on smooth Calabi-Yau threefolds

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This thesis contributes with a number of topics to the subject of string compactifications, especially in the instance of the E8 × E8 heterotic string theory compactified on smooth Calabi-Yau threefolds.

In the first half of the work, I discuss the Hodge plot associated with Calabi-Yau threefolds that are hypersurfaces in toric varieties. The intricate structure of this plot is explained by the existence of certain webs of elliptic-K3...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Theoretical Physics
Oxford college:
University College
Role:
Author

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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2014-10-24

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