Engineering of Four Dimensional
Quiver Gauge Models from F-Theory
M. Chabab1,3, L. Medari1*, E.H. Saidi2,3
¹ Laboratoire de Physique des Hautes Energies et Astrophysique, FSSM, Université Cadi Ayyad, B.P. 2390, Marrakech, Morocco.
² Lab Phys Hautes Energies, Modélisation et Simulation, Faculté des Sciences, Rabat, Morocco
³ Centre of Physics and Mathematics, CPM-CNESTEN,
* Corresponding author: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: 18 October 2011; revised version accepted: 11 November 2011
We study a class of 4D N = 1 supersymmetric GUT-type models in the framework of the Beasley-Heckman-Vafa theory (BHV for short). We first review general results on the 12'dimensional F-theory, its compactification to lower space time dimensions and stringy dualities in particular in 4 dimensions where live the minimal supersymmetric standard mode MSSM. We also study 4D quiver gauge theories in F- theory set up and engineer a class of effective supersymmetric gauge theory by using intersecting 7-branes wrapping special 4-cycles in F-theory on local elliptic CY4s. Other issues are also discussed.
Keywords: F-theory, GUTs; Gauge theories; Branes; Quiver.