Conformal field theory in four and six dimensions

The article

- Edward Witten,
*Conformal field theory in four and six dimensions*, in Ulrike Tillmann (ed.),*Topology, Geometry and Quantum Field Theory*, Cambridge University Press (2002) (arXiv:0712.0157)

disucsses in a simplified setup the compactification of the 6d (2,0)-superconformal QFT on a Riemann surface to 4-dimensional (super) Yang-Mills theory, and how this geometrically explains the S-duality/electric-magnetic duality of this theory.

For related references see at *N=2 D=4 super-Yang-Mills theory – References – Construction from 5-branes*

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