Generalized Hitchin system, spectral curve and N =1 dynamics

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A generalized Hitchin equation was proposed as the BPS equation for a large class of four dimensional N = 1 theories engineered using M5 branes. In this paper, we show how to write down the spectral curve for the moduli space of generalized Hitchin equations, and extract interesting N = 1 dynamics out of it, such as deformed modui space, chiral ring relation, SUSY breaking, etc. Holomorphy plays a crucial role in our construction.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan
Externally publishedYes


  • M-Theory
  • Supersymmetric gauge theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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