Chiral Symmetry from Type IIA Branes

@inproceedings{Hanany1998ChiralSF,
  title={Chiral Symmetry from Type IIA Branes},
  author={Amihay Hanany and Alberto Zaffaroni},
  year={1998}
}
hanany@ias.edu zaffaron@ias.edu We propose a mechanism in which, using an eightbrane, a sixbrane ends on a NS brane in type IIA superstring theory. We use this mechanism to construct N = 1 supersymmetric gauge theories in four dimensions with chiral matter localized in different points in space. Anomaly cancellation for the gauge theories is satisfied by requiring RR charge conservation for the various type IIA fields. The construction allows us to study a curious phase transition in which the… CONTINUE READING
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