24-28 June 2019
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A Landscape of AdS Flux Vacua

25 Jun 2019, 17:45
500/1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium


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Joan Quirant (IFT (UAM/CSIC))


We analyse type IIA Calabi-Yau orientifolds with background fluxes and D6-branes. Rewriting the F-term scalar potential as a bilinear in flux-axion polynomials yields a more efficient description of the Landscape of flux vacua, allowing for a systematic search of vacua. We classify families of N= 0 Minkowski, N = 1 AdS and N = 0 AdS flux vacua, extending previous findings in the literature to the Calabi-Yau context. We compute the spectrum of flux-induced masses and show that all these vacua are perturbatively stable. Finally, we extend this Landscape to the open string sector by including D6-branes.

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