University of Birmingham > Talks@bham > Theoretical Physics Seminars > Geometric Problems in Mirror Symmetry

## Geometric Problems in Mirror SymmetryAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Tyler Kelly (Birmingham, Maths)
- Thursday 13 December 2018, 13:45-15:00
- Theory Library.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Mike Gunn. Mirror symmetry is a mathematical discipline that got its start from physics. T-duality, a duality from string theory, is a way to equate IIA string theory modelled on a specific Calabi-Yau 3-manifold to a IIB theory modelled on a different Calabi-Yau 3-manifold, known as the mirror manifold. This duality has been discussed in mathematics for the last almost 30 years and has had deep and wide-reaching connections. I will provide a survey on the geometric interpretation of this duality and what the current questions are in the mathematical community. This talk is part of the Theoretical Physics Seminars series. ## This talk is included in these lists:Note that ex-directory lists are not shown. |
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