Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Volume 11 (2007)

Number 3

D-Brane superpotentials in Calabi-Yau orientifolds

Pages: 471 – 516



Duiliu-Emanuel Diaconescu

Alberto Garcia-Raboso

Robert L. Karp

Kuver Sinha


We develop computational tools for the tree-level superpotential of B-branes in Calabi-Yau orientifolds. Our method is based on a systematic implementation of the orientifold projection in the geometric approach of Aspinwall and Katz. In the process, we lay down some ground rules for orientifold projections in the derived category.

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