Thesis / Dissertation

Seiberg-Witten Theory and Topological Recursion

Wee Chaimanowong, Paul Norbury (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Kontsevich-Soibelman (2017) reformulated Eynard-Orantin topological recursion (2007) in terms of Airy structure which provides some geometrical insights into the relationship between the moduli space of curves and topological recursion. In this work, we investigate the analytical approach to this relationship using the Seiberg-Witten family of curves as the main example. In particular, we are going to show that the formula computing the Hitchin systems' Special Kahler's prepotential from the genus zero part of topological recursion as obtained by Baraglia-Huang (2017) can be generalized for a more general family of curves embedded inside a foliated symplectic surface, including the Seiberg-..

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