Black Hole Attractors and Pure Spinors

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We construct black hole attractor solutions for a wide class of N = 2 compactifications. The analysis is carried out in ten dimensions and makes crucial use of pure spinor techniques. This formalism can accommodate non-Kaehler manifolds as well as compactifications with flux, in addition to the usual Calabi-Yau case. At the attractor point, the charges fix the moduli according to {Sigma}f{sub k} = Im(C{Phi}), where {Phi} is a pure spinor of odd (even) chirality in IIB (A). For IIB on a Calabi-Yau, {Phi} = {Omega} and the equation reduces to the usual one. Methods in generalized complex geometry can ... continued below

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Hsu, Jonathan P.; Maloney, Alexander & Tomasiello, Alessandro February 21, 2006.

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We construct black hole attractor solutions for a wide class of N = 2 compactifications. The analysis is carried out in ten dimensions and makes crucial use of pure spinor techniques. This formalism can accommodate non-Kaehler manifolds as well as compactifications with flux, in addition to the usual Calabi-Yau case. At the attractor point, the charges fix the moduli according to {Sigma}f{sub k} = Im(C{Phi}), where {Phi} is a pure spinor of odd (even) chirality in IIB (A). For IIB on a Calabi-Yau, {Phi} = {Omega} and the equation reduces to the usual one. Methods in generalized complex geometry can be used to study solutions to the attractor equation.

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-11678
  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
  • DOI: 10.2172/876603 | External Link
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Hsu, Jonathan P.; Maloney, Alexander & Tomasiello, Alessandro. Black Hole Attractors and Pure Spinors, report, February 21, 2006; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc876986/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.