eigenbrane

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EtymologyEdit

eigen- +‎ brane

NounEdit

eigenbrane ‎(plural eigenbranes)

  1. An operator that, when applied to the boundry of a brane, produces that same brane tensored with a fixed vector space.
    • 2009, Lotte Hollands, Topological Strings and Quantum Curves (page 188)
      In the physical description of this program D-modules enter in the description of eigenbranes of the magnetic 't Hooft operator in a reduction of 4-dimensional N = 4 gauge theory down to a 2- dimensional sigma model.