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The Holographic Contributions to the Sphere Free Energy

  title={The Holographic Contributions to the Sphere Free Energy},
  author={Damon J. Binder and Daniel Z. Freedman and Silviu S. Pufu and Bernardo Zan},
We study which bulk couplings contribute to the S free energy F (m) of three-dimensional N = 2 superconformal field theories with holographic duals, potentially deformed by boundary real-mass parameters m. In particular, we show that F (m) is independent of a large class of bulk couplings that include non-chiral F-terms and all D-terms. On the other hand, in general, F (m) does depend non-trivially on bulk chiral F-terms, such as prepotential interactions, and on bulk real-mass terms. These… Expand

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