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A path integral derivation of χy-genus

Authors Meng, GW View this author's profile
Issue Date 2003
Source Journal OF PHYSICS a-mathematical and GENERAL , v. 36, (4), 2003, JAN 31, p. 1083-1086
Summary The formula for the Hirzebruch X-y-genus of complex manifolds is a consequence of the Hirzebruch-Riemann-koch formula. The classical index formulae for Todd genus, Euler number and signature correspond to the case when the complex variable y = 0, -1 and 1 respectively. Here we give a direct derivation of this nice formula based on supersymmetric quantum mechanics.
ISSN 0305-4470
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