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Penrose Limit of N = 1 Gauge Theories

Gomis, Jaume and Ooguri, Hirosi (2002) Penrose Limit of N = 1 Gauge Theories. Nuclear Physics B, 635 (1-2). pp. 106-125. ISSN 0550-3213. doi:10.1016/S0550-3213(02)00396-6.

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We find a Penrose limit of AdS_5 × T^(1,1) which gives the pp-wave geometry identical to the one that appears in the Penrose limit of AdS_5 × S^5. This leads us to conjecture that there is a subsector of the corresponding N = 1 gauge theory which has enhanced N = 4 supersymmetry. We identify operators in the N = 1 gauge theory with stringy excitations in the pp-wave geometry and discuss how the gauge theory operators fall into N = 4 supersymmetry multiplets. We find similar enhancement of symmetry in some other models, but there are also examples in which there is no supersymmetry enhancement in the Penrose limit.

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Additional Information:© 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. Received 19 March 2002; revised 3 May 2002; Accepted 7 May 2002. Available online 4 June 2002. We would like to thank Andreas Brandhuber, Sergio Ferrara, Juan Maldacena, Sunil Mukhi, Horatiu Nastase, and John Schwarz for useful discussion. This research was supported in part by DOE grant DE-FG03-92-ER40701 and by Caltech Discovery Fund.
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Official Citation:Jaume Gomis, Hirosi Ooguri, Penrose limit of N=1 gauge theories, Nuclear Physics B, Volume 635, Issues 1-2, 22 July 2002, Pages 106-126, ISSN 0550-3213, 10.1016/S0550-3213(02)00396-6.
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