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Infinitely many 4d N=1 SCFTs with a=c

Kang, Monica Jinwoo and Lawrie, Craig and Lee, Ki-Hong and Song, Jaewon (2021) Infinitely many 4d N=1 SCFTs with a=c. . (Submitted)

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We study a rich set of four-dimensional N=1 superconformal field theories (SCFTs) with both central charges identical: a=c. We construct them via the diagonal N=1 gauging of the flavor symmetry G of a collection of N=2 Argyres--Douglas theories of type D_p(G), with or without additional adjoint chiral multiplets. In this way, we construct infinitely-many theories that flow to interacting SCFTs with a=c in the infrared. Finally, we briefly highlight the features of the SCFTs without a=c that arise from generalizing this construction.

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Kang, Monica Jinwoo0000-0002-0454-2064
Lawrie, Craig0000-0002-8061-0751
Song, Jaewon0000-0002-1238-2435
Additional Information:We thank Richard Derryberry for a helpful discussion. M.J.K. is partially supported by a Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Fellowship, the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics, under Award Number DE-SC0011632, and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant NRF-2020R1A4A3079707. M.J.K., K.H.L., and J.S. are all partly supported by the NRF grant NRF-2020R1C1C1007591. C.L. acknowledges support from DESY (Hamburg, Germany), a member of the Helmholtz Association HGF. K.H.L. and J.S. are partly supported by the Breaking the Scientific Wall (BTS-W) program provided by Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). J.S. is also supported by the Start-up Research Grant for new faculty provided by KAIST.
Group:Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-SC0011632
National Research Foundation of KoreaNRF-2020R1A4A3079707
National Research Foundation of KoreaNRF-2020R1C1C1007591
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