Gaiotto–Witten superpotential and Whittaker D-modules on monopoles
Let G be an almost simple simply connected group over C. For a positive element α of the coroot lattice of G let View the MathML source denote the space of maps from P1 to the flag variety B of G sending ∞∈P1 to a fixed point in B of degree α. This space is known to be isomorphic to the space of framed G -monopoles on R3 with maximal symmetry breaking at infinity of charge α. In  a system of (étale, rational) coordinates on Z source is introduced. In this note we compute various known structures on Z source in terms of the above coordinates. As a byproduct we give a natural interpretation of the Gaiotto–Witten superpotential studied in  and relate it to the theory of Whittaker D-modules discussed in .