Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2016:131 | Cite as

Emergent supersymmetry in the marginal deformations of \( \mathcal{N}=4 \) SYM

  • Qingjun Jin
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We study the one loop renormalization group flow of the marginal deformations of \( \mathcal{N}=4 \) SYM theory using the a-function. We found that in the planar limit some non-supersymmetric deformations flow to the supersymmetric infrared fixed points described by the Leigh-Strassler theory. This means supersymmetry emerges as a result of renormalization group flow.


Renormalization Group Supersymmetric gauge theory 1/N Expansion Scattering Amplitudes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zhejiang Institute of Modern PhysicsZhejiang UniversityHangzhouP.R. China

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