On the global symmetries of 6D superconformal field theories

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Bertolini, Marco; Merkx, Peter R.; Morrison, David R.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: issn: 1029-8479
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/JHEP07(2016)005
  • Subject: Differential and Algebraic Geometry | Super-string Vacua | F-Theory | High Energy Physics - Theory | Nuclear and High Energy Physics | Global Symmetries | Superstring Vacua

We study global symmetry groups of six-dimensional superconformal field theories (SCFTs). In the Coulomb branch we use field theoretical arguments to predict an upper bound for the global symmetry of the SCFT. We then analyze global symmetry groups of F-theory construct... View more
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