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Title: Carving out the end of the world or (superconformal bootstrap in six dimensions)

Abstract

We bootstrap N=(1,0) superconformal field theories in six dimensions, by analyzing the four-point function of flavor current multiplets. By assuming E 8 flavor group, we present universal bounds on the central charge C T and the flavor central charge C J. Based on the numerical data, we conjecture that the rank-one E-string theory saturates the universal lower bound on C J , and numerically determine the spectrum of long multiplets in the rank-one E-string theory. We comment on the possibility of solving the higher-rank E-string theories by bootstrap and thereby probing M-theory on AdS 7×S 4/Z 2 .

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]
  1. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States). Center for Quantum Mathematics and Physics (QMAP)
  2. California Inst. of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States). Walter Burke Inst. for Theoretical Physics
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Research Org.:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25); Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States); Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States); Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States); Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands); Princeton Univ., NJ (United States); Sherman Fairchild Foundation
OSTI Identifier:
1425377
Grant/Contract Number:  
sc0011632
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2017; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; Conformal Field Models in String Theory; Conformal Field Theory; Extended Supersymmetry; M-Theory

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Chang, Chi-Ming, and Lin, Ying-Hsuan. Carving out the end of the world or (superconformal bootstrap in six dimensions). United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2017)128.
Chang, Chi-Ming, & Lin, Ying-Hsuan. Carving out the end of the world or (superconformal bootstrap in six dimensions). United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2017)128.
Chang, Chi-Ming, and Lin, Ying-Hsuan. Tue . "Carving out the end of the world or (superconformal bootstrap in six dimensions)". United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2017)128. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1425377.
@article{osti_1425377,
title = {Carving out the end of the world or (superconformal bootstrap in six dimensions)},
author = {Chang, Chi-Ming and Lin, Ying-Hsuan},
abstractNote = {We bootstrap N=(1,0) superconformal field theories in six dimensions, by analyzing the four-point function of flavor current multiplets. By assuming E8 flavor group, we present universal bounds on the central charge CT and the flavor central charge CJ. Based on the numerical data, we conjecture that the rank-one E-string theory saturates the universal lower bound on CJ , and numerically determine the spectrum of long multiplets in the rank-one E-string theory. We comment on the possibility of solving the higher-rank E-string theories by bootstrap and thereby probing M-theory on AdS7×S4/Z2 .},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP08(2017)128},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 8,
volume = 2017,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {8}
}

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