## Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

- Adv. Theor. Math. Phys.
- Volume 18, Number 4 (2014), 761-797.

### A McKay-like correspondence for $(0,2)$-deformations

#### Abstract

We present a local computation of deformations of the tangent bundle for a resolved orbifold singularity $\mathbb{C}^d/G$. These correspond to $(0, 2)$-deformations of $(2, 2)$-theories. A McKay-like correspondence is found predicting the dimension of the space of first-order deformations from simple calculations involving the group. This is confirmed in two dimensions using the Kronheimer-Nakajima quiver construction. In higher dimensions such a computation is subject to nontrivial worldsheet instanton corrections and some examples are given where this happens. However, we conjecture that the special crepant resolution given by the $G$-Hilbert scheme is never subject to such corrections, and show this is true in an infinite number of cases. Amusingly, for three-dimensional examples where $G$ is abelian, the moduli space is associated to a quiver given by the toric fan of the blow-up. It is shown that an orbifold of the form $\mathbb{C}^3 / \mathbb{Z}_7$ has a nontrivial superpotential and thus an obstructed moduli space.

#### Article information

**Source**

Adv. Theor. Math. Phys., Volume 18, Number 4 (2014), 761-797.

**Dates**

First available in Project Euclid: 12 November 2014

**Permanent link to this document**

https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.atmp/1415818562

**Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)**

MR3277672

**Zentralblatt MATH identifier**

1308.81145

#### Citation

Aspinwall, Paul S. A McKay-like correspondence for $(0,2)$-deformations. Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 18 (2014), no. 4, 761--797. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.atmp/1415818562