Institutionen för fysik och astronomi

Elliptic modular double and 4d partition functions


Authors: Rebecca Lodin, Fabrizio Nieri, Maxim Zabzine

Preprint number: UUITP-09/17

We consider 4d supersymmetric (special) unitary G quiver gauge theories on compact manifolds which are T2 fibrations over S2. We show that their partition functions are correlators of vertex operators and screening charges of the modular double version of elliptic W(G) algebras. We also consider a generating function of BPS surface defects supported on T2 and show that it can be identified with a particular coherent state in the Fock module over the elliptic Heisenberg algebra.