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Topology and H-flux of T-dual manifolds

Bouwknegt, Pier (Peter); Evslin, Jarah; Mathai, Varghese

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We present a general formula for the topology and H-flux of the T-dual of a type II compactification. Our results apply to T-dualities with respect to any free circle action. In particular, we find that the manifolds on each side of the duality are circle bundles whose curvatures are given by the integral of the dual H-flux over the dual circle. As a corollary we conjecture an obstruction to multiple T-dualities, generalizing the obstruction known to exist on the twisted torus. Examples include...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-05-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/974
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/974
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.92.181601

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