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Open strings in a pp-wave background from defect conformal field theory

Lee, Peter and Park, Jongwon (2003) Open strings in a pp-wave background from defect conformal field theory. Physical Review D, 67 (2). Art. No. 026002. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.67.026002.

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We consider open strings ending on a D5-brane in the pp-wave background, which is realized in the Penrose limit of AdS5×S5 with an AdS4×S2 brane. A complete set of gauge invariant operators in the defect conformal field theory is constructed which is dual to the open-string states.

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Additional Information:©2003 The American Physical Society. Received 10 October 2002; published 8 January 2003. We would like to thank Jaume Gomis, Sangmin Lee, Hirosi Ooguri, Harlan Robins, and John Schwarz for useful discussions and comments. This research was supported in part by DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-92-ER40701.
Subject Keywords:conformal field theory; string theory; membrane theory; gauge field theory
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