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An overview of branes in the plane wave background

Authors
  • Skenderis, Kostas
  • Taylor, Marika
Type
Published Article
Publication Date
Jan 27, 2003
Submission Date
Jan 27, 2003
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/20/12/325
Source
arXiv
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Unknown
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Abstract

We give an overview of D-branes in the maximally supersymmetric plane wave background of IIB supergravity. We start by reviewing the results of the probe analysis. We then present the open string analysis and show how certain spacetime symmetries are restored using worldsheet symmetries. We discuss the construction of these branes as boundary states and summarize what is known about the dual gauge theory description.

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