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Chern-Simons and RG Flows: Contact with Dualities

Abstract : Contact terms in two point functions of global symmetry currents have recently been proposed as a check of Seiberg-like duality in three dimensional supersymmetric field theories. In this paper we compute the contact terms for various N=2 dual pairs in flat space. We show that the results of this computation agree with the ones obtained from localization. We study dual pairs of gauge theories with (anti-)fundamental matter fields, and some special examples of dual pairs with adjoint and antisymmetric matter fields. We also propose a duality between unitary and symplectic gauge theories.
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Antonio Amariti, Claudius Klare. Chern-Simons and RG Flows: Contact with Dualities. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2014, 2014 (8), pp.144. ⟨10.1007/JHEP08(2014)144⟩. ⟨cea-01336654⟩



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