Scale-separated AdS4 vacua of IIA orientifolds and M-theory
N. Cribiori, D. Junghans, V. Van Hemelryck, T. Van Riet, and T. Wrase
Phys. Rev. D 104, 126014 – Published 13 December 2021



Abstract: We revisit various aspects of AdS4 flux vacua with scale separation in type II supergravity and M-theory. We show that massless IIA allows both weakly and strongly coupled solutions for which the classical orientifold backreaction can be fine tuned. This is explicitly verified by computing the backreaction at leading order in perturbation theory. We give evidence that the strongly coupled solutions can be lifted to scale-separated and sourceless (but classically singular) geometries in 11D supergravity.


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