TH String Theory Seminar

Instanton effects and quantum spectral curves

by Johan Kallen (U. Geneva)

Europe/Zurich
4-3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4-3-006 - TH Conference Room

CERN

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Description
It has been shown that the problem of computing the partition function in ABJM theory can be reduced to a thorough understanding of a spectral problem associated to the mirror curve of local P1*P1. In this talk I will discuss this spectral problem. We will see that in a non-perturbative treatment both the standard topological string and the refined topological string in the Nekrasov-Shatashvili limit, both on local P1*P1, enters in an interesting way. With this understanding at hand we will explain some recent observations relating membrane instantons in ABJM theory to the refined topological string.
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