Expanding the landscape of $$ \mathcal{N} $$ = 2 rank 1 SCFTs
Abstract
Here, we refine our previous proposal [13] for systematically classifying 4d rank1 N = 2 SCFTs by constructing their possible Coulomb branch geometries. Four new recently discussed rank1 theories [4, 5], including novel N = 3 SCFTs, sit beautifully in our refined classification framework. By arguing for the consistency of their RG flows we can make a strong case for the existence of at least four additional rank1 SCFTs, nearly doubling the number of known rank1 SCFTs. The refinement consists of relaxing the assumption that the flavor symmetries of the SCFTs have no discrete factors. This results in an enlarged (but finite) set of possible rank1 SCFTs. Their existence can be further constrained using consistency of their central charges and RG flows.
 Authors:
 Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (United States)
 Publication Date:
 Research Org.:
 Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (United States)
 Sponsoring Org.:
 USDOE
 OSTI Identifier:
 1326964
 Grant/Contract Number:
 SC0011784
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
 Journal Name:
 Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
 Additional Journal Information:
 Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 10298479
 Publisher:
 Springer Berlin
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; extended supersymmetry; nonperturbative effects; supersymmetric gauge theory
Citation Formats
Argyres, Philip C., Lotito, Matteo, Lu, Yongchao, and Martone, Mario. Expanding the landscape of $ \mathcal{N} $ = 2 rank 1 SCFTs. United States: N. p., 2016.
Web. doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2016)088.
Argyres, Philip C., Lotito, Matteo, Lu, Yongchao, & Martone, Mario. Expanding the landscape of $ \mathcal{N} $ = 2 rank 1 SCFTs. United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2016)088.
Argyres, Philip C., Lotito, Matteo, Lu, Yongchao, and Martone, Mario. 2016.
"Expanding the landscape of $ \mathcal{N} $ = 2 rank 1 SCFTs". United States.
doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2016)088. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1326964.
@article{osti_1326964,
title = {Expanding the landscape of $ \mathcal{N} $ = 2 rank 1 SCFTs},
author = {Argyres, Philip C. and Lotito, Matteo and Lu, Yongchao and Martone, Mario},
abstractNote = {Here, we refine our previous proposal [13] for systematically classifying 4d rank1 N = 2 SCFTs by constructing their possible Coulomb branch geometries. Four new recently discussed rank1 theories [4, 5], including novel N = 3 SCFTs, sit beautifully in our refined classification framework. By arguing for the consistency of their RG flows we can make a strong case for the existence of at least four additional rank1 SCFTs, nearly doubling the number of known rank1 SCFTs. The refinement consists of relaxing the assumption that the flavor symmetries of the SCFTs have no discrete factors. This results in an enlarged (but finite) set of possible rank1 SCFTs. Their existence can be further constrained using consistency of their central charges and RG flows.},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP05(2016)088},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 5,
volume = 2016,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 5
}
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