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Flavor symmetries and unitarity bounds in N = 2 superconformal field theories

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In this Letter I analyze the constraints imposed by unitarity on the flavor central charges of fourdimensional N ¼ 2 superconformal field theories with general reductive global symmetry groups. I derive several general and far-reaching consequences of unitarity by computing the norms of flavor singlet Higgs branch operators appearing in the squares of “moment map” operators via the associated vertex operator algebra, and imposing the requirement that they be non-negative.
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10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.241603

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Oxford college:
St Johns College
ORCID:
0000-0001-8820-2835
Publisher:
American Physical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Physical Review Letters Journal website
Volume:
122
Issue:
24
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Article: 241603
Publication date:
2019-06-19
Acceptance date:
2019-05-22
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EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
Pubs id:
pubs:1002908
URN:
uri:991e6105-19b1-4eb1-91c1-85fbba68cda6
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uuid:991e6105-19b1-4eb1-91c1-85fbba68cda6
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pubs:1002908
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