# M theory on (K3 x S1)/Z2.

@article{Sen1996MTO, title={M theory on (K3 x S1)/Z2.}, author={Sen}, journal={Physical review. D, Particles and fields}, year={1996}, volume={53 12}, pages={ R6725-R6729 } }

We analyze M theory compactified on (K3×S 1 )/Z 2 where the Z 2 changes the sign of the three-form gauge field, acts on S 1 as a parity transformation, and on K3 as an involution with eight fixed points preserving SU(2) holonomy. At a generic point in the moduli space the resulting theory has as its low-energy limit N=1 supergravity theory in six dimensions with eight vector, nine tensor, and 20 hypermultiplets. The gauge symmetry can be enhanced (e.g., to E 8 ) at special points in the moduli… Expand

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