Superconformal operators in Yang-Mills theories on the light-cone

Andrei Belitsky, S. É Derkachov, G. P. Korchemsky, A. N. Manashov

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We employ the light-cone superspace formalism to develop an efficient approach to constructing superconformal operators of twist two in Yang-Mills theories with N = 1, 2, 4 supercharges. These operators have an autonomous scale dependence to one-loop order and determine the eigenfunctions of the dilatation operator in the underlying gauge theory. We demonstrate that for arbitrary N the superconformal operators are given by remarkably simple, universal expressions involving the light-cone superfields. When written in components field, they coincide with the known results obtained by conventional techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-221
Number of pages31
JournalNuclear Physics B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Aug 22 2005

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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