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On (Multi-)Center branes and exact string vacua

  • Konstadinos Sfetsos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 525)

Abstract

Multicenter supergravity solutions corresponding to Higgs phases of supersymmetric Yang-Mills theories are considered. For NS5 branes we identify three cases where there is a description in terms of exact conformal field theories. Other supergravity solutions, such as D3-branes with angular momentum, are understood as special limits of multicenter ones. Within our context we also consider 4-dim gravitational multi-instantons.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstadinos Sfetsos
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  1. 1.Theory DivisionCERNGeneva 23Switzerland

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