Supersymmetric Landau-Ginzburg Tensor Models
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Supersymmetric Landau-Ginzburg Tensor Models

  • Author(s): Chang, Chi-Ming
  • Colin-Ellerin, Sean
  • Rangamani, Mukund
  • et al.
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We study two dimensional $\mathcal{N} = (2, 2)$ Landau-Ginzburg models with tensor valued superfields with the aim of constructing large central charge superconformal field theories which are solvable using large $N$ techniques. We demonstrate the viability of such constructions and motivate the study of anisotropic tensor models. Such theories are a novel deformation of tensor models where we break the continuous symmetries while preserving the large $N$ solvability. Specifically, we examine theories with superpotentials involving tensor contractions chosen to pick out melonic diagrams. The anisotropy is introduced by further biasing individual terms by different coefficients, all of the same order, to retain large $N$ scaling. We carry out a detailed analysis of the resulting low energy fixed point and comment on potential applications to holography. Along the way we also examine gauged versions of the models (with partial anisotropy) and find generically that such theories have a non-compact Higgs branch of vacua.

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