Supersymmetric probes in warped AdS6

  • José Manuel Penin
  • Alfonso V. RamalloEmail author
  • Diego Rodríguez-Gómez
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We consider defects in 5d field theories corresponding to higher-rank generalizations of the \( {E}_{N_f+1} \) theories; holographically dual to the Brandhuber-Oz background in type I’ String Theory. We concentrate on codimension 2 and 1 defects, corresponding, respectively, to 3d and 4d defect Quantum Field Theories. We study holographically such defect theories by considering supersymmetric probe D4- and D6-branes in the AdS6, whose fluctuations allow us to study the spectrum of mesonic operators of the defect theories. In the case of D4-branes, we also consider wrappings in the internal space which can be regarded as generalizations of the configurations capturing the antisymmetric Wilson loop.


AdS-CFT Correspondence Brane Dynamics in Gauge Theories D-branes Gauge-gravity correspondence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Física de PartículasUniversidade de Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de CompostelaSpain
  2. 2.Instituto Galego de Fisica de Altas Enerxías (IGFAE)Universidade de Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de CompostelaSpain
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsUniversidad de OviedoOviedoSpain

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