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Andreas Braun, PhD University of Heidelberg

Assistant Professor, Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences

(email at andreas.braun@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Research Interests

  • String theory and M-theory
  • Manifolds of exceptional holonomy

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Acharya, Bobby Samir, Braun, Andreas P., Svanes, Eirik Eik & Valandro, Roberto (2019). Counting associatives in compact $G_2$ orbifolds. Journal of High Energy Physics 03: 138.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Cizel, Sebastjan, Hübner, Max & Schäfer-Nameki, Sakura (2019). Higgs bundles for M-theory on G2-manifolds. Journal of High Energy Physics 2019(3): 199.
  • Braun, Andreas P, Majumder, Suvajit & Otto, Alexander (2019). On Mirror Maps for Manifolds of Exceptional Holonomy. Journal of High Energy Physics 2019(10): 204.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Schäfer-Nameki, Sakura (2018). Compact, Singular $G_2$-Holonomy Manifolds and M/Heterotic/F-Theory Duality. Journal of High Energy Physics 2018(04): 126.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Brodie, Callum R. & Lukas, Andre (2018). Heterotic Line Bundle Models on Elliptically Fibered Calabi-Yau Three-folds. JHEP 04: 087.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Del Zotto, Michele, Halverson, James, Larfors, Magdalena, Morrison, David R. & Schäfer-Nameki, Sakura (2018). Infinitely many M2-instanton corrections to M-theory on G$_2$-manifolds. JHEP 09: 077.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Brodie, Callum R., Lukas, Andre & Ruehle, Fabian (2018). NS5-Branes and Line Bundles in Heterotic/F-Theory Duality. Phys. Rev D98(12): 126004.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Schäfer-Nameki, Sakura (2018). Spin(7)-manifolds as generalized connected sums and 3d $\mathcalN=1$ theories. Journal of High Energy Physics 2018(06): 103.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Del Zotto, Michele (2018). Towards Generalized Mirror Symmetry for Twisted Connected Sum $G_2$ Manifolds. JHEP 03: 082.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Del Zotto, Michele (2017). Mirror symmetry for G 2-manifolds: twisted connected sums and dual tops. Journal of High Energy Physics 2017(5): 80.
  • Braun, Andreas P. (2017). Tops as building blocks for G$_2$ manifolds. JHEP 10: 083.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Schafer-Nameki, Sakura (2016). Box Graphs and Resolutions I. Nucl. Phys B905: 447-479.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Schafer-Nameki, Sakura (2016). Box Graphs and Resolutions II: From Coulomb Phases to Fiber Faces. Nucl. Phys B905: 480-530.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Watari, Taizan (2016). Heterotic-Type IIA Duality and Degenerations of K3 Surfaces. JHEP 08: 034.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Rummel, Markus, Sumitomo, Yoske & Valandro, Roberto (2015). De Sitter vacua from a D-term generated racetrack potential in hypersurface Calabi-Yau compactifications. JHEP 12: 033.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Watari, Taizan (2015). The Vertical, the Horizontal and the Rest: anatomy of the middle cohomology of Calabi-Yau fourfolds and F-theory applications. Journal of High Energy Physics 2015(1): 047.
  • Braun, Andreas P. & Watari, Taizan (2014). Distribution of the Number of Generations in Flux Compactifications. Phys. Rev D90(12): 121901.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Collinucci, Andres & Valandro, Roberto (2014). Hypercharge flux in F-theory and the stable Sen limit. JHEP 07: 121.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Collinucci, Andres & Valandro, Roberto (2014). The fate of U(1)'s at strong coupling in F-theory. JHEP 07: 028.
  • Braun, Andreas P., Kimura, Yusuke & Watari, Taizan (2014). The Noether-Lefschetz problem and gauge-group-resolved landscapes: F-theory on K3 $\times$ K3 as a test case. JHEP 04: 050.

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