Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2018:16 | Cite as

Dualities and 5-brane webs for 5d rank 2 SCFTs

  • Hirotaka Hayashi
  • Sung-Soo Kim
  • Kimyeong Lee
  • Futoshi Yagi
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We consider Type IIB 5-brane configurations for 5d rank 2 superconformal theories which are classified recently by geometry in [1]. We propose all the 5-brane web diagrams for these rank 2 theories and show dualities between some of different gauge theories with explicit duality map of mass parameters and Coulomb branch moduli. In particular, we explicitly construct 5-brane configurations for G2 gauge theory with six flavors and its dual Sp(2) and SU(3) gauge theories. We also present 5-brane webs for SU(3) theories of Chern-Simons level greater than 5.


Brane Dynamics in Gauge Theories Conformal Field Models in String Theory Duality in Gauge Field Theories Field Theories in Higher Dimensions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSchool of Science, Tokai UniversityHiratsuka-shiJapan
  2. 2.School of PhysicsUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduChina
  3. 3.Institute of Fundamental and Frontier SciencesUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduChina
  4. 4.School of Physics, Korea Institute for Advanced StudySeoulKorea
  5. 5.School of MathematicsSouthwest Jiaotong UniversityChengduChina
  6. 6.Department of Physics, Technion — Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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