Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Equivalence of twistor prescriptions for super Yang-Mills

Sergei Gukov, Luboš Motl, and Andrew Neitzke

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Abstract

There is evidence that one can compute tree-level super Yang-Mills amplitudes using either connected or completely disconnected curves in twistor space. We give a partial explanation of the equivalence between the two computations, by showing that they could both be reduced to the same integral over a moduli space of singular curves, subject to some assumptions about the choices of integration contours. We also formulate a class of new “intermediate” prescriptions to calculate the same amplitudes.

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Source
Adv. Theor. Math. Phys., Volume 11, Number 2 (2007), 199-231.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 24 July 2007

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.atmp/1185303944

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2322553

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1133.81054

Citation

Gukov, Sergei; Motl, Luboš; Neitzke, Andrew. Equivalence of twistor prescriptions for super Yang-Mills. Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 11 (2007), no. 2, 199--231. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.atmp/1185303944


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