Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2019:210 | Cite as

Symmetry breaking in quantum curves and super Chern-Simons matrix models

  • Naotaka Kubo
  • Sanefumi MoriyamaEmail author
  • Tomoki Nosaka
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


It was known that quantum curves and super Chern-Simons matrix models correspond to each other. From the viewpoint of symmetry, the algebraic curve of genus one, called the del Pezzo curve, enjoys symmetry of the exceptional algebra, while the super Chern-Simons matrix model is described by the free energy of topological strings on the del Pezzo background with the symmetry broken. We study the symmetry breaking of the quantum cousin of the algebraic curve and reproduce the results in the super Chern-Simons matrix model.


Chern-Simons Theories M-Theory Matrix Models Topological Strings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naotaka Kubo
    • 1
  • Sanefumi Moriyama
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  • Tomoki Nosaka
    • 5
  1. 1.Center for Gravitational Physics, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical PhysicsKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Physics, Graduate School of ScienceOsaka City UniversityOsakaJapan
  3. 3.Nambu Yoichiro Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (NITEP)OsakaJapan
  4. 4.Osaka City University Advanced Mathematical Institute (OCAMI)OsakaJapan
  5. 5.School of Physics, Korea Institute for Advanced StudySeoulKorea

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