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Title: Aspects of F-theory GUTs
Author: Walters, William
Awarding Body: University of Liverpool
Current Institution: University of Liverpool
Date of Award: 2013
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Abstract:
We explicitly construct an SO(10) GUT using a global description of the geometry and find two interesting properties: first, at the point of expected E7 enhancement where the Yukawa interaction is generated, we see that there are not enough irreducible compo- nents in the resolved singular fiber to yield an E7 structure; second, upon constructing the G-flux for this GUT, we see that it is not possible, in general, to satisfy the quan- tization condition. This leads to a set of extra conditions on the geometry to allow for the required quantization. We then look at an E7 GUT using a similar construction.
Supervisor: Tatar, Radu; Faraggi, A. E. Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.579388  DOI: Not available
Keywords: QA Mathematics
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