The Cat’s Cradle: deforming the higher rank E1 and $$ {\tilde{E}}_1 $$ theories

  title={The Cat’s Cradle: deforming the higher rank E1 and \$\$ \{\tilde\{E\}\}\_1 \$\$ theories},
  author={O. Bergman and D. Rodŕıguez-G{\'o}mez},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
We use 5-brane webs to study the two-dimensional space of supersymmetric mass deformations of higher rank generalizations of the 5d $E_1$ and $\tilde{E}_1$ theories. Some of the resulting IR phases are described by IR free supersymmetric gauge theories, while others correspond to interacting fixed points. The number of different phases appears to grow with the rank. The space of deformations is qualitatively different for the even and odd rank cases, but that of the even (odd) rank $E_1$ theory… Expand
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