We introduce a novel harmonic superspace for 3dN=6 superconformal field theories that is tailor made for the study of correlation functions of BPS operators. We calculate a host of two- and three-point functions in full generality and put strong constraints on the form of four-point functions of some selected BPS multiplets. For the four-point function of 12-BPS operators we obtain the associated Ward identities by imposing the absence of harmonic singularities. The latter imply the existence of a solvable subsector in which the correlator becomes topological. This mechanism can be explained by cohomological reduction with respect to a special nilpotent supercharge.

On Correlation Functions of BPS Operators in 3d N= 6 Superconformal Theories / Liendo, P.; Meneghelli, C.; Mitev, V.. - In: COMMUNICATIONS IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS. - ISSN 0010-3616. - 350:1(2017), pp. 387-419. [10.1007/s00220-016-2715-7]

On Correlation Functions of BPS Operators in 3d N= 6 Superconformal Theories

Meneghelli C.
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2017

Abstract

We introduce a novel harmonic superspace for 3dN=6 superconformal field theories that is tailor made for the study of correlation functions of BPS operators. We calculate a host of two- and three-point functions in full generality and put strong constraints on the form of four-point functions of some selected BPS multiplets. For the four-point function of 12-BPS operators we obtain the associated Ward identities by imposing the absence of harmonic singularities. The latter imply the existence of a solvable subsector in which the correlator becomes topological. This mechanism can be explained by cohomological reduction with respect to a special nilpotent supercharge.
On Correlation Functions of BPS Operators in 3d N= 6 Superconformal Theories / Liendo, P.; Meneghelli, C.; Mitev, V.. - In: COMMUNICATIONS IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS. - ISSN 0010-3616. - 350:1(2017), pp. 387-419. [10.1007/s00220-016-2715-7]
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