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Supersymmetric Partition Functions and a String Theory in 4 Dimensions

@article{Vafa2012SupersymmetricPF,
  title={Supersymmetric Partition Functions and a String Theory in 4 Dimensions},
  author={Cumrun Vafa},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2012}
}
  • C. Vafa
  • Published 11 September 2012
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
We propose a novel string theory propagating in a non-commutative deformation of the four dimensional space T* T^2 whose scattering states correspond to superconformal theories in 5 dimensions and the scattering amplitudes compute superconformal indices of the corresponding 5d theories. The superconformal theories are obtained by M-theory compactifications on singular CY 3-folds or equivalently from a web of 5-branes of type IIB strings. The cubic interaction of this string theory for primitive… 
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