MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)

Speaker: Yu Nakayama (UC Berkeley)
Title: An Index for Non-relativistic Superconformal Field Theories
Date: Thu, Jan 08, 2009, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room at IPMU Prefab. B
Related File: 31.pdf
Abstract: We study the highest-weight representation of N=2 supersymmetric Schrodinger algebra which appears in non-relativistic superconformal field theories in (1+2) dimension. We define the index for the non-relativistic superconformal field theories and study its properties. As a concrete example, we compute the index for the non-relativistic limit of N=6 superconformal Chern-Simons-matter theory recently proposed by Aharony et al. This index may give a new mathematical invariant for Calabi-Yau manifold probed by M2-branes.