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(09.02. )Dualities of Deformed N=2 SCFTs from torus knots and links

Fabian Rühle (Oxford)

09.02.2017 at 16:15 

We study D3 brane theories that are described as deformations of N=2 SCFTs. They arise at the self-intersection of a 7-brane in F-Theory. As we shall explain, the associated string junctions and their monodromies can be studied via torus knots or links. The monodromy reduces (potentially different) flavor algebras of dual deformations of N=2 theories and projects out charged states, leading to N=1 SCFTs. We propose an explanation for these effects in terms of an electron-monopole-dyon condensate.

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