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D-branes and orientifolds in gauged linear sigma models

M. Herbst (CERN)

03.07.2008 at 16:15 

I will briefly review the main results of my work with K. Hori and D. Page on D-branes in gauged linear sigma models and give an outlook of how to include orientifolds, an ongoing work with I. Brunner and R. Haslhofer. If time permits I will also discuss the relation and relevance of these topics to the work of Schellekens on Gepner models and to recent results on D-brane stability as well as on open topological string amplitudes.

Arnold Sommerfeld Center
Theresienstrasse 37
Room 348/349