TY - JOUR

T1 - Self-dual Yang-Mills Chern-Simons Higgs systems with an N=3 extended supersymmetry

AU - Kao, Hsien Chung

PY - 1994/1/1

Y1 - 1994/1/1

N2 - Using the technique of dimensional reduction, we construct and study N=3 supersymmetric Maxwell Chern-Simons Higgs and Yang-Mills Chern-Simons Higgs models. By taking various limits of both theories, we also obtain a host of related reduced ones. Among them is the Yang-Mills Higgs theory whose supersymmetry turns out to be N=4, or even N=8 with certain matter multiplets. There is also a pure N=3 Yang-Mills Chern-Simons theory with an explicit O(3) symmetry. This completes the search for maximally supersymmetric theories with one gauge field and no gravity in 2+1 dimensions.

AB - Using the technique of dimensional reduction, we construct and study N=3 supersymmetric Maxwell Chern-Simons Higgs and Yang-Mills Chern-Simons Higgs models. By taking various limits of both theories, we also obtain a host of related reduced ones. Among them is the Yang-Mills Higgs theory whose supersymmetry turns out to be N=4, or even N=8 with certain matter multiplets. There is also a pure N=3 Yang-Mills Chern-Simons theory with an explicit O(3) symmetry. This completes the search for maximally supersymmetric theories with one gauge field and no gravity in 2+1 dimensions.

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U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevD.50.2881

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevD.50.2881

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:33646040952

VL - 50

SP - 2881

EP - 2892

JO - Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

JF - Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

SN - 1550-7998

IS - 4

ER -