M-theory and Seiberg-Witten curves: Orthogonal and symplectic groups

A. Brandhuber*, J. Sonnenschein, S. Theisen, S. Yankielowicz

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Abstract

We discuss N = 2 supersymmetric type IIA brane configurations within M-theory. This is a generalization of the work of Witten to all classical groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-188
Number of pages14
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume504
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 27 Oct 1997

Funding

FundersFunder number
German-lsraeli Foundation for Scientific Research
US-Israel Binational Science Foundation
European CommissionERBFMRX-CT96-0045
German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
Israel Science Foundation

    Keywords

    • Branes
    • M-theory
    • Orientifold
    • Riemann surface
    • String theory
    • Supersymmetric gauge theory

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