Quantum Vacua of 2d Maximally Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory

  title={Quantum Vacua of 2d Maximally Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory},
  author={Murat Kolouglu},
We analyze the classical and quantum vacua of 2d N = (8, 8) supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory with SU(N) and U(N) gauge group, describing the worldvolume interactions of N parallel D1-branes with flat transverse directions R8. We claim that the IR limit of the SU(N) theory in the superselection sector labeled M (mod N) — identified with the internal dynamics of (M,N)-string bound states of the Type IIB string theory — is described by the symmetric orbifold N = (8, 8) sigma model into (R)/SD when… 


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