Domain Walls of N=1, D=4 Super Yang-Mills Theory


Monday, May 25, 2020 - 16:00


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Title: How Domain Walls of N=1, D=4 SYM look like

Speaker: Dmitri Sorokin, University of Padua, Italy

Abstract: We review main features of the pure N=1, D=4 SYM with the gauge group SU(N) and its effective description by the Veneziano-Yankielowicz generalized sigma-model. We then indicate that the construction of BPS domain walls interpolating between different SYM vacua requires the presence of a dynamical membrane source. We will show how such a membrane is coupled to the SYM and present the explicit form of BPS domain walls which it creates in the Veneziano-Yankielowicz effective theory. In particular, we will describe 1/2 BPS domain wall configurations with |k| less than or equal to N/3, where k is the membrane charge that sets the "distance" between two distinct SUSY vacua. 

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