# BPS Degeneracies and Superconformal Index in Diverse Dimensions

@article{Iqbal2012BPSDA, title={BPS Degeneracies and Superconformal Index in Diverse Dimensions}, author={Amer Iqbal and Cumrun Vafa}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2012}, volume={90}, pages={105031} }

The authors show that many three and five-dimensional superconformal theories can be classified by the spectrum of massive supersymmetric (BPS) states that arise in consistent deformations of those theories. To demonstrate this the authors compute the full superconformal index in the original theories by means of counting the BPS states in the deformed ones.

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