Higher T-duality in M-theory via local supersymmetry

Hisham Sati, Urs Schreiber

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Abstract

By analyzing super-torsion and brane super-cocycles, we derive a new duality in M-theory, which takes the form of a higher version of T-duality in string theory. This involves a new topology change mechanism abelianizing the 3-sphere associated with the C-field topology to the 517-torus associated with exceptional-generalized super-geometry. Finally we explain parity symmetry in M-theory within exceptional-generalized super-spacetime at the same level of spherical T-duality, namely as an isomorphism on 7-twisted cohomology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)694-698
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume781
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 10 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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