# Nonabelian superconductors: vortices and confinement in N=2 SQCD

@article{Auzzi2003NonabelianSV, title={Nonabelian superconductors: vortices and confinement in N=2 SQCD}, author={Roberto Auzzi and Stefano Bolognesi and Jarah Evslin and Kenichi Konishi and Alexei V Yung}, journal={Nuclear Physics}, year={2003}, volume={673}, pages={187-216} }

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It has been shown that non-Abelian vortex string supported in four dimensional (4D) N = 2 supersymmetric QCD (SQCD) with the U(2) gauge group and Nf = 4 quark flavors becomes a critical superstring.…

### Contrasting confinement in superQCD and superconductors

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The vacuum of supersymmetric gauge theories (SQCD) with N=2 softly broken to N=1 resembles that of a BCS superconductor in that it has a condensate which collimates flux into vortices, leading to…

### Flux compactification for the critical non-Abelian vortex and quark masses

- PhysicsPhysical Review D
- 2021

It has been shown that non-Abelian solitonic vortex strings supported in four-dimensional (4D)N = 2 supersymmetric QCD (SQCD) with the U(N = 2) gauge group and Nf = 4 quark flavors behave as critical…

### Dynamics of non-Abelian strings in supersymmetric gauge theories.

- Physics
- 2020

This thesis is devoted to studying strong coupling phenomena (and confinement in particular) in supersymmetric gauge theories. The central object of investigation is the non-Abelian string that is…

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- Physics
- 2012

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### Type I non-abelian superconductors in supersymmetric gauge theories

- Physics
- 2007

Non-BPS non-Abelian vortices with 1 internal moduli space are studied in an = 2 supersymmetric U(1) × SU(2) gauge theory with adjoint mass terms. For generic internal orientations the classical force…

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