Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Volume 7 (2003)

Number 1

Closed string tachyons, non-symmetric orbifolds and generalized McKay correspondence

Pages: 121 – 144

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/ATMP.2003.v7.n1.a5

Author

Yang-Hui He

Abstract

We study closed string tachyon condensation on general non-super-symmetric orbifolds of C2. Extending previous analyses on Abelian cases, we present the classification of quotients by discrete finite subgroups of GL(2;C) as well as the generalised Hirzebruch-Jung continued fractions associated with the resolution data. Furthermore, we discuss the intimate connexions with certain generalised versions of the McKay Correspondence.

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