Two-dimensional sigma models related to non-abelian strings in super-yang-mills

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Abstract

We review diverse two-dimensional models emerging on the world sheet of non- Abelian strings in the low-energy limit. Non-Abelian strings are supported in a class of four-dimensional bulk theories with or without supersymmetry. In supersymmetric bulk theories we are mostly interested in BPS-saturated strings. Some of these two-dimensional models, in particular, heterotic models, were scarcely studied in the past, if at all.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPomeranchuk 100
Subtitle of host publicationA I Alikhanov Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow 5 - 6 June 2013
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Pages181-228
Number of pages48
ISBN (Electronic)9789814616850
ISBN (Print)9789814616843
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StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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    Shifman, M. M., & Yung, A. V. (2014). Two-dimensional sigma models related to non-abelian strings in super-yang-mills. In Pomeranchuk 100: A I Alikhanov Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow 5 - 6 June 2013 (pp. 181-228). World Scientific Publishing Co.. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814616850_00011