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Novel geometries from supersymmetric near-horizon solutions

Presented by: 
J Gutowski [King's College, London]
Date: 
Wednesday 8th February 2012 - 16:00 to 17:00
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
Spinorial geometry techniques can be used to classify the near-horizon geometries of supersymmetric black holes in String/M-theory. I will illustrate this by presenting the classification of near horizon geometries in IIB supergravity coupled to a non-zero self-dual 5-form. The resulting geometries are generically described by a restricted Calabi-Yau with (hidden) torsion structure. Examples of such solutions will be considered, including a large class of AdS solutions.
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