(1,0) superconformal models in six dimensions
Abstract
We construct sixdimensional (1,0) superconformal models with nonabelian gauge couplings for multiple tensor multiplets. A crucial ingredient in the construction is the introduction of threeform gauge potentials which communicate degrees of freedom between the tensor multiplets and the YangMills multiplet, but do not introduce additional degrees of freedom. Generically these models provide only equations of motions. For a subclass also a Lagrangian formulation exists, however it appears to exhibit indefinite metrics in the kinetic sector. We discuss several examples and analyze the excitation spectra in their supersymmetric vacua. In general, the models are perturbatively defined only in the spontaneously broken phase with the vev of the tensor multiplet scalars serving as the inverse coupling constants of the YangMills multiplet. We briefly discuss the inclusion of hypermultiplets which complete the field content to that of superconformal (2,0) theories.
 Publication:

Journal of High Energy Physics
 Pub Date:
 December 2011
 DOI:
 10.1007/JHEP12(2011)062
 arXiv:
 arXiv:1108.4060
 Bibcode:
 2011JHEP...12..062S
 Keywords:

 Gauge Symmetry;
 Conformal Field Models in String Theory;
 MTheory;
 High Energy Physics  Theory
 EPrint:
 30 pages, v2: Note, some comments and references added