3d Superconformal Theories from Three-Manifolds

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Abstract

This is the 10th article in the collection of reviews "Exact results on N=2 supersymmetric gauge theories", ed. J.Teschner. It reviews correspondences between three-dimensional gauge theories and complex Chern-Simons theory on suitable three-manifolds. Such correspondences are in many cases deeply related to the 4d/2d correspondence discussed in this collection. The partition functions of the three-dimensional gauge theories are calculable by means of localisation (as discussed in article no. 9 by K. Hosomichi), and the results are related to the quantum theory obtained by quantisation of Hitchin's moduli spaces.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew Dualities of Supersymmetric Gauge Theories
PublisherSpringer, Cham
Pages 339-373
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-18769-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-18768-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameMathematical Physics Studies
PublisherSpringer

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