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N = 1 theories, T-duality, and AdS/CFT correspondence

Gremm, Martin and Kapustin, Anton (1999) N = 1 theories, T-duality, and AdS/CFT correspondence. Journal of High Energy Physics, 1999 (07). Art. No.005. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GREjhep99a

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Abstract

We construct an Script N = 1 superconformal field theory using branes of type IIA string theory. The IIA construction is related via T-duality to a IIB configuration with 3-branes in a background generated by two intersecting O7-planes and 7-branes. The IIB background can be viewed as a local piece of an F-theory compactification previously studied by Sen in connection with the Gimon-Polchinski orientifold. We discuss the deformations of the IIA and IIB constructions and describe a new supersymmetric configuration with curving D6-branes. Starting from the IIB description we find the supergravity dual of the large N field theory and discuss the matching of operators and KK states. The matching of non-chiral primaries exhibits some interesting new features. We also discuss a relevant deformation of the field theory under which it flows to a line of strongly coupled Script N = 1 fixed points in the infrared. For these fixed points we find a partial supergravity description.


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Additional Information:© 1999 SISSA. Received 14 June 1999, accepted for publication 2 July 1999. Published 9 September 1999. It is a pleasure to thank O. Aharony, E. Gimon, J. Maldacena, G. Moore, E. Katz, and E. Witten for helpful discussions. M.G. would like to thank the Institute for Advanced Study for hospitality while this work was in progress. The work of M.G was supported in part by DOE grants #DF-FC02-94ER40818 and #DE-FC-02-91ER40671, while that of A.K. by DOE grant #DE-FG02-90ER40542.
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Department of EnergyDF-FC02-94ER40818
Department of EnergyDE-FC-02-91ER40671
Department of EnergyDE-FG02-90ER40542
Subject Keywords:1/N Expansion; D-branes; Brane Dynamics in Gauge Theories; Supersymmetry and Duality
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