### Abstract

We consider chiral condensates in SU(2) gauge theory with broken N=2 supersymmetry. The matter sector contains an adjoint multiplet and one fundamental flavor. Matter and gaugino condensates are determined by integrating out the adjoint field. The only nonperturbative input is the Affleck-Dine-Seiberg (ADS) superpotential generated by one instanton plus the Konishi anomaly. These results are consistent with those obtained by the `integrating in' procedure, including a reproduction of the Seiberg-Witten curve from the ADS superpotential. We then calculate monopole, dyon, and charge condensates using the Seiberg-Witten approach. We show that the monopole and charge condensates vanish at the Argyres-Douglas point where the monopole and charge vacua collide. We interpret this phenomenon as a deconfinement of electric and magnetic charges at the Argyres-Douglas point.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 197-215 |

Number of pages | 19 |

Journal | Nuclear Physics B |

Volume | 584 |

Issue number | 1-2 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Sep 18 2000 |

### Keywords

- 11.15.-q
- 11.30.Pb
- 14.80.Hv
- Chiral condensates
- Monopole
- Supersymmetric gauge theories

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*Nuclear Physics B*,

*584*(1-2), 197-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0550-3213(00)00349-7