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Hee-Cheol Kim

Portrait de Hee-Cheol Kim
Harvard University

Area of Research:
Email: heecheol1@gmail.com

Research Interests

My research focuses on the study of supersymmetric gauge theories in various dimensions. I am particularly interested in nonperturbative aspects of the theories at strong coupling regime.

Recent Publications

  • Hee-Cheol Kim, "Line defects and 5d instanton partition functions", 10.1007/JHEP03(2016)199, arXiv: 1601.06841 [hep-th]
  • Nikolay Bobev, Mathew Bullimore, Hee-Cheol Kim, "Supersymmetric Casimir Energy and the Anomaly Polynomial", 10.1007/JHEP09(2015)142, arXiv: 1507.08553 [hep-th]
  • Mathew Bullimore, Hee-Cheol Kim, "The Superconformal Index of the (2,0) Theory with Defects," JHEP 1505 (2015) 048 arXiv: 1412.3872 [hep-th].
  • Mathew Bullimore, Hee-Cheol Kim, Peter Koroteev, "Defects and Quantum Seiberg-Witten Geometry," JHEP 1505 (2015) 095 arXiv: 1412.6081 [hep-th].
  • Hirotaka Hayashi, Hee-Cheol Kim, Takahiro Nishinaka, "Topological strings and 5d TN partition functions", 10.1007/JHEP06(2014)014, arXiv: 1310.3854 [hep-th]
  • Davide Gaiotto, Hee-Cheol Kim, "Duality walls and defects in 5d N=1 theories," arXiv: 1506.03871 [hep-th].
  • Davide Gaiotto, Hee-Cheol Kim, "Surface defects and instanton partition functions," arXiv: 1412.2781 [hep-th].


  • "Line Defects in 5d SUSY gauge theories," Recent Developments in M-theory, Feb 8 - Feb 19 (2016), CERN, Geneva.
  • "Duality walls in 5d gauge theories," Geometry in Gauge Theories and String Theory, Sep 15 - Sep 18 (2015), Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul (Korea)
  • "Duality walls in 5d gauge theories," Challenges to quantum field theory in higher dimensions, Jun 28 - Jul 2 (2015), Technion, Haifa (Israel)
  • "M5-brane index from 5d partition functions", NIKHEF, Amsterdam
  • "Topological strings and 5d TN partition functions", Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University