A twistor description of six-dimensional \( \mathcal{N} = \left( {1,1} \right) \) super Yang-Mills theory

  • Christian Sämann
  • Robert Wimmer
  • Martin Wolf
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We present a twistor space that describes super null-lines on six-dimensional \( \mathcal{N} = \left( {1,1} \right) \) superspace. We then show that there is a one-to-one correspondence between holomorphic vector bundles over this twistor space and solutions to the field equations of \( \mathcal{N} = \left( {1,1} \right) \) super Yang-Mills theory. Our constructions naturally reduce to those of the twistorial description of maximally supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory in four dimensions.


Supersymmetry and Duality Supersymmetric gauge theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Department of MathematicsHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Université de Lyon, Laboratoire de Physique, UMR 5672, CNRS, École Normale Supérieure de LyonLyon cedex 07France
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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