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Dibaryons, branes, and strings in AdS orbifold models

Gukov, Sergei and Rangamani, Mukund and Witten, Edward (1998) Dibaryons, branes, and strings in AdS orbifold models. Journal of High Energy Physics, 1998 (12). Art. No. 025. ISSN 1126-6708. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GUKjhep98

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Abstract

A generalization of the Maldacena conjecture asserts that Type IIB string theory on AdS5 × S5/Bbb Z3 is equivalent to a certain supersymmetric SU(N)3 gauge theory with bifundamental matter. To test this assertion, we analyze the wrapped branes on S5/Bbb Z3 and their interpretation in terms of gauge theory. The wrapped branes are interpreted in some cases as baryons or dibaryons of the gauge theory and in other cases as strings around which there is a global monodromy. In order to successfully match the brane analysis with field theory, we must uncover some aspects of S-duality which are novel even in the case of four-dimensional free field theory.


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Additional Information:© Institute of Physics 1998 Received 25 November 1998, accepted for publication 26 December 1998, Published 9 March 1999 It is pleasure to thank to M. Krogh, S.N. Minwalla, and A. Mikhailov, for helpful discussions and N. Nekrasov for collaboration in an early stage of the project. The work of S.G. was supported in part by grant RFBR No 98-02-16575 and Russian President's grant No 96-15-96939. The work of E.W. is supported in part by NSF Grant PHY-9513835 and that of M.R. by NSF Grant PHY-9802484.
Subject Keywords:Duality in Gauge Field Theories, Superstring Vacua, Brane Dynamics in Gauge Theories
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