15-20 June 2014
Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne
America/Toronto timezone
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How hard is it to get a de Sitter solution in String Theory?

18 Jun 2014, 09:00
30m
C-203 (Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne)

C-203

Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne

Sudbury, Ontario
Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité Theoretical Physics / Physique théorique (DTP-DPT) (W1-8) Energy Frontier: Exotics - PPD-DTP / Frontières d'énergie: exotiques - PPD-DPT

Speaker

Prof. Keshav Dasgupta (McGill University)

Description

In this talk I will argue that a de Sitter solution in string theory is hard to get, although not impossible. I'll show a possible way to realize KKLT type solution using string theory fluxes and discuss the status of other possible ways to achieve de Sitter vacua.

Primary author

Prof. Keshav Dasgupta (McGill University)

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