Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2014:126 | Cite as

Colored Kauffman homology and super-A-polynomials

  • Satoshi NawataEmail author
  • P. Ramadevi
  • Zodinmawia
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We study the structural properties of colored Kauffman homologies of knots. Quadruple-gradings play an essential role in revealing the differential structure of colored Kauffman homology. Using the differential structure, the Kauffman homologies carrying the symmetric tensor products of the vector representation for the trefoil and the figure-eight are determined. In addition, making use of relations from representation theory, we also obtain the HOMFLY homologies colored by rectangular Young tableaux with two rows for these knots. Furthermore, the notion of super-A-polynomials is extended in order to encompass two-parameter deformations of PSL(2, ℂ) character varieties.


Chern-Simons Theories Topological Field Theories Topological Strings 


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  1. 1.NIKHEF theory groupAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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