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September 2003 Seiberg-Witten Prepotential from Instanton Counting
Nikita A. Nekrasov
Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 7(5): 831-864 (September 2003).


Direct evaluation of the Seiberg-Witten prepotential is accomplished following the localization programme suggested in [1]. Our results agree with all low-instanton calculations available in the literature. We present a two-parameter generalization of the Seiberg-Witten prepotential, which is rather natural from the M-theory/five dimensional perspective, and conjecture its relation to the tau-functions of KP/Toda hierarchy.


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Nikita A. Nekrasov. "Seiberg-Witten Prepotential from Instanton Counting." Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 7 (5) 831 - 864, September 2003.


Published: September 2003
First available in Project Euclid: 22 March 2005

zbMATH: 1056.81068
MathSciNet: MR2045303

Rights: Copyright © 2003 International Press of Boston

Vol.7 • No. 5 • September 2003
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