Branes, Bundles and Attractors: Bogomolov and Beyond

Research paper by Michael R. Douglas, Rene Reinbacher, Shing-Tung Yau

Indexed on: 04 Aug '06Published on: 04 Aug '06Published in: Mathematics - Algebraic Geometry


We discuss conjectures following from the attractor mechanism in type II string theory about the possible Chern classes of stable holomorphic vector bundles on Calabi-Yau threefolds. In particular, we give sufficient conditions for Chern classes to correspond to stable bundles.