nLab 4d superconformal gauge field theory

supersymmetry

Phenomenology

According to the classification of superconformal symmetry

$d$$N$superconformal super Lie algebraR-symmetryblack brane worldvolume
superconformal field theory
$\phantom{A}3\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}2k+1\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}B(k,2) \simeq$ osp$(2k+1/4)\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}SO(2k+1)\phantom{A}$
$\phantom{A}3\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}2k\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}D(k,2)\simeq$ osp$(2k/4)\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}SO(2k)\phantom{A}$M2-brane
3d superconformal gauge field theory
$\phantom{A}4\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}k+1\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}A(3,k)\simeq \mathfrak{sl}(4/k+1)\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}U(k+1)\phantom{A}$D3-brane
4d superconformal gauge field theory
$\phantom{A}5\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}1\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}F(4)\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}SO(3)\phantom{A}$
$\phantom{A}6\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}k\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}D(4,k) \simeq$ osp$(8/2k)\phantom{A}$$\phantom{A}Sp(k)\phantom{A}$M5-brane
6d superconformal gauge field theory

(Shnider 88, also Nahm 78, see Minwalla 98, section 4.2)

…there exists superconformal field theories in 4 dimensions:

By topological twisting these give rise to

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