Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Volume 21 (2017)

Number 7

Special Issue: Proceedings of the Strings 2016 Conference in Beijing

Guest Editors: J. Maldacena (Institute for Advanced Study), H. Ooguri (California Institute of Technology), H. Babak (Harvard University), S. Li (Tsinghua University), W. Song (Tsinghua University), and H. Lin (Tsinghua University)


$M$-theory potential from the $G_2$ Hitchin functional in superspace

Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker, Sunny Guha, William D. Linch, and Daniel Robbins

pp. 1613-1634

Recovering the spacetime metric from a holographic dual

Netta Engelhardt and Gary T. Horowitz

pp. 1635-1653

A $p$-adic version of AdS/CFT

Steven S. Gubser

pp. 1655-1678

On topological approach to local theory of surfaces in Calabi–Yau threefolds

Sergei Gukov, Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu, Artan Sheshmani, and Shing-Tung Yau

pp. 1679-1728

The hidden symmetry of the heterotic string

Shamit Kachru and Arnav Tripathy

pp. 1729-1745

Asymptotic symmetries of massless QED in even dimensions

Daniel Kapec, Vyacheslav Lysov, and Andrew Strominger

pp. 1747-1767

New symmetries of QED

Daniel Kapec, Monica Pate, and Andrew Strominger

pp. 1769-1785

Non-supersymmetric AdS and the swampland

Hirosi Ooguri and Cumrun Vafa

pp. 1787-1801