# eigenbrane

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### EtymologyEdit

### NounEdit

**eigenbrane** (*plural* **eigenbranes**)

- An operator that, when applied to the boundary 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.

- In the physical description of this program