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Title: Large N phase transitions in massive N = 2 gauge theories

Abstract

Using exact results obtained from localization on S{sup 4}, we explore the large N limit of N = 2 super Yang-Mills theories with massive matter multiplets. In this talk we discuss two cases: N = 2* theory, describing a massive hypermultiplet in the adjoint representation, and super QCD with massive quarks. When the radius of the four-sphere is sent to infinity these theories are described by solvable matrix models, which exhibit a number of interesting phenomena including quantum phase transitions at finite 't Hooft coupling.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Pg. Lluis Companys, 23, 08010 Barcelona, Spain and Department ECM, Institut de Ciències del Cosmos, Universitat de Barcelona, Martí Franquès, 1, 08028 Barce (Spain)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22306066
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1606; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 2. Russian-Spanish congress on particle and nuclear physics at all scales, astroparticle physics and cosmology, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation), 1-4 Oct 2013; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; COUPLING; GAUGE INVARIANCE; MATRICES; MATTER; MULTIPLETS; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS; QUARKS; YANG-MILLS THEORY

Citation Formats

Russo, J. G.. Large N phase transitions in massive N = 2 gauge theories. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4891156.
Russo, J. G.. Large N phase transitions in massive N = 2 gauge theories. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4891156.
Russo, J. G.. Wed . "Large N phase transitions in massive N = 2 gauge theories". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4891156.
@article{osti_22306066,
title = {Large N phase transitions in massive N = 2 gauge theories},
author = {Russo, J. G.},
abstractNote = {Using exact results obtained from localization on S{sup 4}, we explore the large N limit of N = 2 super Yang-Mills theories with massive matter multiplets. In this talk we discuss two cases: N = 2* theory, describing a massive hypermultiplet in the adjoint representation, and super QCD with massive quarks. When the radius of the four-sphere is sent to infinity these theories are described by solvable matrix models, which exhibit a number of interesting phenomena including quantum phase transitions at finite 't Hooft coupling.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4891156},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1606,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jul 23 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Wed Jul 23 00:00:00 EDT 2014}
}