Generalized Yukawa couplings and matrix models

Iosif Bena, Sebastian de Haro, Radu Roiban

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

8 Scopus citations


In this article we investigate U(N) gauge theories with matter in the fundamental and adjoint representations of the gauge group, interacting via generalized Yukawa terms of the form model and the gauge theory descriptions of these theories. The analysis leads to a partial description of the Higgs branch of the gauge theory. We argue that the transition between phases with different unbroken flavor symmetry groups is related to the appearance of cuts in the matrix model computation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-58
Number of pages14
JournalNuclear Physics B
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 11 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


Dive into the research topics of 'Generalized Yukawa couplings and matrix models'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this