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On singularities of Super Conformal Field Theories

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Carefully studying the singularity structure of the moduli space of vacua of super conformal field theories, provides an incredibly powerful tool to extract information about such theories. In particular I will outline a concrete, yet technically challenging, strategy to go about carrying out a classification for SCFTs with extended supersymmetry in 4d.

I will explain in details how this classification has been worked out successfully for N=2 SCFTs in rank-1 and it is very promising in rank-2. And how with even higher Supersymmetry (N≥3) we can obtain a classification valid for all ranks making a few reasonable, yet key, assumptions.