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Planar gravitational corrections for supersymmetric gauge theories

Dijkgraaf, Robbert and Grisaru, Marc T. and Ooguri, Hirosi and Vafa, Cumrun and Zanon, Daniela (2004) Planar gravitational corrections for supersymmetric gauge theories. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2004 (4). Art. No.-028. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:DIJjhep04

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Abstract

In this paper we discuss the contribution of planar diagrams to gravitational F-terms for N = 1 supersymmetric gauge theories admitting large N description. We show how the planar diagrams lead to a universal contribution at the extremum of the glueball superpotential, leaving only the genus one contributions, as was previously conjectured. We also discuss the physical meaning of gravitational F-terms.


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Additional Information:© Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited 2004. Received 11 February 2004, accepted for publication 13 April 2004. Published 26 April 2004. C.V. thanks the hospitality of the theory group at Caltech, where he was a Gordon Moore Distinguished Scholar. R.D., H.O., and C.V. thank the Simons Workshop on Mathematics and Physics and the YITP at Stony Brook for their hospitality during the completion of this work. The research of R.D. was partly supported by FOM and the CMPA grant of the University of Amsterdam. The research of M.T.G. was supported by NSF grant PHY-0070475 and NSERC grant 204540. The research of H.O. was supported in part by DOE grant DE-FG03-92-ER40701. The research of C.V. was supported in part by NSF grants PHY-9802709 and DMS-0074329. The research of D.Z. was supported in part by INFN, MURST, and the European Commission RTN program HPRN-CT-2000-00113 in which the author is associated to the University of Torino.
Subject Keywords:gauge symmetry, supersymmetric effective theories, TOPOLOGICAL STRINGS, COVARIANT SUPERGRAPHS, MATRIX MODELS, LARGE N, AMPLITUDES, DUALITY
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2004/04/028
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:31 Aug 2005
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