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Title: Geometric constraints on the space of N=2 SCFTs. Part III: enhanced Coulomb branches and central charges

Abstract

This is the third in a series of three papers on the systematic analysis of rank 1 four dimensional N = 2 SCFTs. In the first two papers [1, 2] we developed and carried out a strategy for classifying and constructing physical planar rank-1 Coulomb branch geometries of N = 2 SCFTs. Presently, we describe general features of the Higgs and mixed branch geometries of the moduli space of these SCFTs, and use this, along with their Coulomb branch geometry, to compute their conformal and flavor central charges. We conclude with a summary of the state of the art for rank-1 N = 2 SCFTs.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Cincinnati, OH (United States). Physics Dept.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Cincinnati, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1499175
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0011784
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: 2018; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Conformal and W Symmetry; Conformal Field Theory; Extended Supersymmetry; Supersymmetric Gauge Theory

Citation Formats

Argyres, Philip, Lotito, Matteo, Lü, Yongchao, and Martone, Mario. Geometric constraints on the space of N=2 SCFTs. Part III: enhanced Coulomb branches and central charges. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. https://doi.org/10.1007/jhep02(2018)003.
Argyres, Philip, Lotito, Matteo, Lü, Yongchao, & Martone, Mario. Geometric constraints on the space of N=2 SCFTs. Part III: enhanced Coulomb branches and central charges. United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/jhep02(2018)003
Argyres, Philip, Lotito, Matteo, Lü, Yongchao, and Martone, Mario. Thu . "Geometric constraints on the space of N=2 SCFTs. Part III: enhanced Coulomb branches and central charges". United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/jhep02(2018)003. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1499175.
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title = {Geometric constraints on the space of N=2 SCFTs. Part III: enhanced Coulomb branches and central charges},
author = {Argyres, Philip and Lotito, Matteo and Lü, Yongchao and Martone, Mario},
abstractNote = {This is the third in a series of three papers on the systematic analysis of rank 1 four dimensional N = 2 SCFTs. In the first two papers [1, 2] we developed and carried out a strategy for classifying and constructing physical planar rank-1 Coulomb branch geometries of N = 2 SCFTs. Presently, we describe general features of the Higgs and mixed branch geometries of the moduli space of these SCFTs, and use this, along with their Coulomb branch geometry, to compute their conformal and flavor central charges. We conclude with a summary of the state of the art for rank-1 N = 2 SCFTs.},
doi = {10.1007/jhep02(2018)003},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 2,
volume = 2018,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}

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Table 1 Table 1: Partial list of rank-1 N = 2 SCFTs. They are divided into 5 series; the CFTs within each series are connected by RG flows from top to bottom. The red rows give the characteristic IR-free theory each series flows to. Yellow rows are lagrangian CFTs, while blue andmore » green singularities have enhanced N = 4 and N = 3 supersymmetry, respectively. The first 3 columns describe the CB geometry; the next column gives the HB dimension; the next 4 columns give properties of the ECB and the flavor symmetry; and the last five columns give the CFT central charges. The meaning of each column and the choice of the theories appearing in the rows are explained in the introduction.« less

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