Defects and boundary RG flows in \( \mathbb{C}/{\mathbb{Z}}_d \)

  • Melanie Becker
  • Yaniel CabreraEmail author
  • Daniel Robbins
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We show that topological defects in the language of Landau-Ginzburg models carry information about the RG flow between the non-compact orbifolds \( \mathbb{C}/{\mathbb{Z}}_d \). We show that such defects correctly implement the bulk-induced RG flow on the boundary.


D-branes Renormalization Group Superspaces Conformal Field Theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.George and Cynthia Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and AstronomyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationU.S.A.
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity at AlbanyAlbanyU.S.A.

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