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Generalization of QCD3 symmetry-breaking and flavored quiver dualities

Abstract

We extend the recently proposed symmetry breaking scenario of QCD3 to the so-called “master” (2 + 1)d bosonization duality, which has bosonic and fermionic matter on both ends. Using anomaly arguments, a phase diagram emerges with several novel regions. We then construct 2+1 dimensional dualities for flavored quivers using node-by-node dualization. Such dualities are applicable to theories which live on domain walls in QCD4-like theories with dynamical quarks. We also derive dualities for quivers based on orthogonal and symplectic gauge groups. Lastly, we support the conjectured dualities using holographic constructions, even though several aspects of this holographic construction remain mostly qualitative.

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Aitken, K., Baumgartner, A., Choi, C. et al. Generalization of QCD3 symmetry-breaking and flavored quiver dualities. J. High Energ. Phys. 2020, 60 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP02(2020)060

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Keywords

  • Duality in Gauge Field Theories
  • Topological Field Theories
  • Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
  • AdS-CFT Correspondence