T-branes through 3d mirror symmetry

  title={T-branes through 3d mirror symmetry},
  author={Andr{\'e}s Collinucci and Simone Giacomelli and Raffaele Savelli and Roberto Valandro},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
A bstractT-branes are exotic bound states of D-branes, characterized by mutually non-commuting vacuum expectation values for the worldvolume scalars. The M/F-theory geometry lifting D6/D7-brane configurations is blind to the T-brane data. In this paper, we make this data manifest, by probing the geometry with an M2-brane. We find that the effect of a T-brane is to deform the membrane worldvolume superpotential with monopole operators, which partially break the three-dimensional flavor symmetry… 

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