Beta functions in Chirally deformed supersymmetric sigma models in two dimensions

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Abstract

We study two-dimensional sigma models where the chiral deformation diminished the original = (2, 2) supersymmetry to the chiral one, = (0, 2). Such heterotic models were discovered previously on the world sheet of non-Abelian stringy solitons supported by certain four-dimensional = 1 theories. We study geometric aspects and holomorphic properties of these models, and derive a number of exact expressions for the β functions in terms of the anomalous dimensions analogous to the NSVZ β function in four-dimensional Yang-Mills. Instanton calculus provides a straightforward method for the derivation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1645040
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Volume31
Issue number28-29
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 20 2016

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