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

@article{Gerchkovitz2018VortexstringsIN,
  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={2018},
  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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