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I have read that String Theory has developed “new” math but the sources do not specifically identify the math. My question: are there branches of mathematics that are unique to String Theory?

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  • $\begingroup$ In What are some significant contributions of string theory to other fields of physics? Lubos Motl says: String theory is the framework in which mirror symmetry was discovered; mathematicians have converted it into a subdiscipline of algebraic geometry that is studied by rigorous mathematical tools these days. Quite generally, much of algebraic geometry, especially topics related to Calabi-Yau manifolds, topology of higher-dimensional manifolds, K-theory, are using lots of tools that were first invented with the help of string theory – including topological string theory; .... $\endgroup$ – Jim Johnson May 4 '18 at 21:50