TH String Theory Seminar

N=2* superconformal indices from topological string theory

by Can Kozcaz (Scuola Int. Superiore di Studi Avanzati (IT))

4-3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4-3-006 - TH Conference Room


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The superconformal index for N=2* U(N) theories are computed using the formulation by Iqbal&Vafa from the refined topological string partition functions. By the fiber-base duality this class of theories are related to U(1) quiver theories with fundamental and bi-fundamentel matter. The partition function for N=2* theory is argued to compute the elliptic genus for the bundle over the instanton moduli space of the quiver theory.