24-28 June 2019
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Cosmological constant at finite string coupling in F-theory flux compactification

27 Jun 2019, 14:45
4/3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room


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Hajime Otsuka (KEK)


We examine vacuum structures of effective theories of moduli fields in the frameworks of Type IIB and F-theory flux compactifications. For two explicit examples, we numerically investigate the distributions of a huge number of local minima of the effective potential in the complex structure and dilaton directions in moduli fields. Interestingly, our results for the distributions of non-supersymmetric minima exhibit that larger string coupling generically leads to smaller vacuum energy/cosmological constant.

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