Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Volume 9 (2005)

Number 2

Heterotic string data and theta functions

Pages: 173 – 252

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/ATMP.2005.v9.n2.a1

Author

Adrian Clingher

Abstract

We use the language of differential cohomology to give an analytic description of the moduli space of classical vacua for heterotic string theory in eight dimensions. The complex structure of this moduli space is then related to the character of the appropriate Kac-Moody algebra.

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary 58J90. Secondary 17B67, 81T30.

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