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Seminar

Non-geometric fluxes in higher dimensions: II

Patalong, P (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, München)
Tuesday 26 June 2012, 14:15-14:30

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute

Abstract

It has been shown that non-geometric fluxes appear in ten-dimensional supergravity by performing a field redefinition. Following a similar strategy in double field theory surprisingly allows for a geometric interpretation of these fluxes. More precisely, the Q-flux appears as part of a dual curvature scalar, reminiscent of the geometric flux f. The R-flux turns out to be a tensor and appears in the same way as the usual H-flux does. Solving the strong constraint connects this formalism to the ten-dimensional approach. Furthermore, some recent lifts of four-dimensional gauged supergravity to double field theory can be matched.

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