That’s right, if there is an F-theory version of the IKKT model (not aware than anyone tried to look into that) it would have to be F-theory compactified on a real 12-dimensional manifold, and that would probably (have to) be an elliptically fibered CY 6-fold.

]]>Out of interest, is this the end of the line, or could there be F-theory compactified on a Calabi-Yau 6-fold?

The thought arose from reading IKKT matrix model where D=10 super Yang-Mills theory is reduced to the point.

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Not done yet, but need to save…

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