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Title: Nonabelian Twists of the D4 Theory
We study theories of type D4 in class-S, with nonabelian outer-automorphism twists around various cycles of the punctured Riemann surface C. We propose an extension of previous formulæ for the superconformal index to cover this case and classify the SCFTs corresponding to fixtures (3-punctured spheres). We then go on to study families of SCFTs corresponding to once-punctured tori and 4-punctured spheres. These exhibit new behaviours, not seen in previous investigations. In particular, the generic theory with 4 punctures on the sphere from non-commuting Z2 twisted sectors has six distinct weakly-coupled descriptions.  more » « less
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