IIB horizons
Journal article, 2013

We solve the Killing spinor equations for all near-horizon IIB geometries which preserve at least one supersymmetry. We show that generic horizon sections are eight-dimensional almost Hermitian spin(c) manifolds. Special cases include horizon sections with a Spin(7) structure and those for which the Killing spinor is pure. We also explain how the common sector horizons and the horizons with only 5-form flux are included in our general analysis. We investigate several special cases mainly focusing on the horizons with constant scalars admitting a pure Killing spinor and find that some of these exhibit a generalization of the 2-SCYT condition that arises in the horizons with 5-form fluxes only. We use this to construct new examples of near-horizon geometries with both 3-form and 5-form fluxes.




Spinorial Geometry




Ulf Gran

Chalmers, Applied Physics, Mathematical Physics

J. Gutowski

University of Surrey

G. Papadopoulos

King's College London

Classical and Quantum Gravity

0264-9381 (ISSN)

Vol. 30 20 205004

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