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Title: Compactified little string theories and compact moduli spaces of vacua

Abstract

It is emphasized that compactified little string theories have compact moduli spaces of vacua, which globally probe compact string geometry. Compactifying various little string theories on T{sup 3} leads to three-dimensional (3D) theories with an exact, quantum Coulomb branch given by an arbitrary T{sup 4} of volume M{sub s}{sup 2}, an arbitrary K3 of volume M{sub s}{sup 2}, and moduli spaces of G=SU(N), SO(2N), or E{sub 6}, E{sub 7}, E{sub 8} instantons on an arbitrary T{sup 4} or K3 of fixed volume. Compactifying instead on a T{sup 2} leads to 4D theories with a compact Coulomb branch base which, when combined with the exact photon gauge coupling fiber, is a compact, elliptically fibered space related to the above spaces. (c) 2000 The American Physical Society.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. UCSD Physics Department, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 (United States)
  2. (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20216452
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review. D, Particles Fields
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 61; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: PBD: 15 May 2000; Journal ID: ISSN 0556-2821
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; STRING MODELS; VACUUM STATES; SU GROUPS; SO GROUPS; INSTANTONS; COMPACTIFICATION; UNIFIED GAUGE MODELS; THEORETICAL DATA

Citation Formats

Intriligator, Kenneth, and School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey 08540. Compactified little string theories and compact moduli spaces of vacua. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.61.106005.
Intriligator, Kenneth, & School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey 08540. Compactified little string theories and compact moduli spaces of vacua. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.61.106005.
Intriligator, Kenneth, and School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey 08540. Mon . "Compactified little string theories and compact moduli spaces of vacua". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.61.106005.
@article{osti_20216452,
title = {Compactified little string theories and compact moduli spaces of vacua},
author = {Intriligator, Kenneth and School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey 08540},
abstractNote = {It is emphasized that compactified little string theories have compact moduli spaces of vacua, which globally probe compact string geometry. Compactifying various little string theories on T{sup 3} leads to three-dimensional (3D) theories with an exact, quantum Coulomb branch given by an arbitrary T{sup 4} of volume M{sub s}{sup 2}, an arbitrary K3 of volume M{sub s}{sup 2}, and moduli spaces of G=SU(N), SO(2N), or E{sub 6}, E{sub 7}, E{sub 8} instantons on an arbitrary T{sup 4} or K3 of fixed volume. Compactifying instead on a T{sup 2} leads to 4D theories with a compact Coulomb branch base which, when combined with the exact photon gauge coupling fiber, is a compact, elliptically fibered space related to the above spaces. (c) 2000 The American Physical Society.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.61.106005},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
issn = {0556-2821},
number = 10,
volume = 61,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}