We carry out a systematic study of 4d N = 2 preserving S-folds of F-theory 7-branes and the worldvolume theories on D3-branes probing them. They consist of two infinite series of theories, which we denote following [1, 2] by SG,ℓ(r) for ℓ = 2, 3, 4 and TG,ℓ(r) for ℓ = 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Their distinction lies in the discrete torsion carried by the S-fold and in the difference in the asymptotic holonomy of the gauge bundle on the 7-brane. We study various properties of these theories, using diverse field theoretical and string theoretical methods.
|Journal||Journal of High Energy Physics|
|State||Published - Jan 2021|
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- Conformal Field Theory
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics