Topological string theory

Dr. Alessandro Tanzini


  1. Morse theory and supersymmetric quantum mechanics
  2. Morse inequality, the Morse-Witten complex
  3. Equivariant cohomology, localisation formulae, Mathai-Quillen formalism
  4. Supersymmetric algebra in two dimensions. Topologial twist: the A-model and the B-model
  5. Quantum mechanical formalism for Gromov-Witten invariants, introduction to mirror simmetry