## N = 2 moduli spaces and N = 1 dualities for SO(n_{c}) and USp(2n_{c}) super-QCD

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Argyres, PC; Plesser, MR; Shapere, AD

Published in: Nuclear Physics B

1997

We determine the exact global structure of the moduli space of N = 2 supersymmetric SO(n) and USp(2n) gauge theories with matter hypermultiplets in the fundamental representations, using the non-renormalization theorem for the Higgs branches and the exact solutions for the Coulomb branches. By adding an (N = 2)-breaking mass term for the adjoint chiral field and varying the mass, the N = 2 theories can be made to flow to either an "electric" N = 1 supersymmetric QCD or its N = 1 dual "magnetic" version. We thus obtain a derivation of the N = 1 dualities of Seiberg.

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## Published In

Nuclear Physics B

## Publication Date

1997

## Volume

483

## Issue

1-2

## Start / End Page

172 / 186

## Related Subject Headings

- Nuclear & Particles Physics
- 0206 Quantum Physics
- 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
- 0105 Mathematical Physics

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Argyres, P. C., Plesser, M. R., & Shapere, A. D. (1997). N = 2 moduli spaces and N = 1 dualities for SO(n

_{c}) and USp(2n_{c}) super-QCD.*Nuclear Physics B*,*483*(1–2), 172–186.Argyres, P. C., M. R. Plesser, and A. D. Shapere. “N = 2 moduli spaces and N = 1 dualities for SO(n

_{c}) and USp(2n_{c}) super-QCD.”*Nuclear Physics B*483, no. 1–2 (1997): 172–86.Argyres PC, Plesser MR, Shapere AD. N = 2 moduli spaces and N = 1 dualities for SO(n

_{c}) and USp(2n_{c}) super-QCD. Nuclear Physics B. 1997;483(1–2):172–86.Argyres, P. C., et al. “N = 2 moduli spaces and N = 1 dualities for SO(n

_{c}) and USp(2n_{c}) super-QCD.”*Nuclear Physics B*, vol. 483, no. 1–2, 1997, pp. 172–86.Argyres PC, Plesser MR, Shapere AD. N = 2 moduli spaces and N = 1 dualities for SO(n

_{c}) and USp(2n_{c}) super-QCD. Nuclear Physics B. 1997;483(1–2):172–186.## Published In

Nuclear Physics B

## Publication Date

1997

## Volume

483

## Issue

1-2

## Start / End Page

172 / 186

## Related Subject Headings

- Nuclear & Particles Physics
- 0206 Quantum Physics
- 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
- 0105 Mathematical Physics