AdS/CFT and BPS strings in four dimensions

Mohsen Alishahiha*, Yaron Oz

*Corresponding author for this work

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We consider script sign = 2 superconformai theories defined on a 3 + 1 dimensional hyperplane intersection of two sets of M5 branes. These theories have (tensionless) BPS string solitons. We use a dual supergravity formulation to deduce some of their properties via the AdS/CFT correspondence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)136-141
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


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