Colloquium: Yoel Groman (Columbia) - "Mirror symmetry for toric Calabi Yau 3-folds"

Mirror symmetry is a far reaching duality relating symplectic geometry on a given manifold to complex geometry on a completely different manifold - its mirror. Toric Calabi Yau manifolds are a large family of examples which which have served as a testing ground for numerous ideas in the study of mirror symmetry. I will prove homological mirror symmetry when the symplectic side is a toric Calabi-Yau 3-fold. I will aim to explain geometrically why the mirror of a toric Calabi Yau takes the particular form it does.

Date: 

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 14:30 to 15:30

Location: 

Manchester Building (Hall 2), Hebrew University Jerusalem