# Vortex-strings in N=2$$ \mathcal{N}=2 $$ SQCD and bulk-string decoupling

@article{Gerchkovitz2017VortexstringsIN, title={Vortex-strings in N=2\$\$ \mathcal\{N\}=2 \$\$ SQCD and bulk-string decoupling}, author={Efrat Gerchkovitz and A. Ia. Karasik}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2017}, volume={2018}, pages={1-30} }

A bstractWe study vortex-strings in four-dimensional N=2$$ \mathcal{N}=2 $$ supersymmetric SU(Nc) × U(1) gauge theories with Nf hypermultiplets in the fundamental representation of SU(Nc) and general U(1) charges. If Nf> Nc, the vacuum is not gapped and the low-energy theory contains both the vacuum massless excitations and the string zero-modes. The question we address in this work is whether the vacuum and the string moduli decouple at low energies, allowing a description of the low-energy…

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