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Publication details for Mathew Bullimore

Bullimore, Mathew, Kim, Hee-Cheol & Lukowski, Tomasz (2017). Expanding the Bethe/Gauge dictionary. Journal of High Energy Physics 2017(11): 055.

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Abstract

We expand the Bethe/Gauge dictionary between the XXX Heisenberg spin chain and 2d N = (2, 2) supersymmetric gauge theories to include aspects of the algebraic Bethe ansatz. We construct the wave functions of off-shell Bethe states as orbifold defects in the A-twisted supersymmetric gauge theory and study their correlation functions. We also present an alternative description of off-shell Bethe states as boundary conditions in an effective N = 4 supersymmetric quantum mechanics. Finally, we interpret spin chain R-matrices as correlation functions of Janus interfaces for mass parameters in the supersymmetric quantum mechanics.