Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 128, Issue 3, pp 593–611 | Cite as

(2, 2)-Superconformal field theories near orbifold points

  • Paul Aspinwall


A thorough analysis of the “blowing-up” modes of the ℤ6 based on the Lie algebraA2⊕D4 is presented. We discover that the descriptions of these modes in the language of superconformal field theory and Calabi-Yau compactification are not immediately in agreement. A solution to this apparent inconsistency is offered which leads to the possibility of differentiably distinct Calabi-Yau manifolds giving isomorphic physics.


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  • Paul Aspinwall
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  1. 1.Dept. Theoretical PhysicsOxfordUK

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