Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2019:286 | Cite as

Topological recursion in the Ramond sector

  • Kento OsugaEmail author
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We investigate supereigenvalue models in the Ramond sector and their recursive structure. We prove that the free energy truncates at quadratic order in Grassmann coupling constants, and consider super loop equations of the models with the assumption that the 1/N expansion makes sense. Subject to this assumption, we obtain the associated genus-zero algebraic curve with two ramification points (one regular and the other irregular) and also the supersymmetric partner polynomial equation. Starting with these polynomial equations, we present a recursive formalism that computes all the correlation functions of these models. Somewhat surprisingly, correlation functions obtained from the new recursion formalism have no poles at the irregular ramification point due to a supersymmetric correction — the new recursion may lead us to a further development of supersymmetric generalizations of the Eynard-Orantin topological recursion.


1/N Expansion Matrix Models Supergravity Models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Theoretical Physics Institute, Department of PhysicsUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.School of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of Sheffield, The Hicks BuildingSheffieldUnited Kingdom

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