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Title: Branes and anti-de Sitter spacetimes
Authors: Boonstra, HJ
Peeters, Bas
Skenderis, K #
Issue Date: 1999
Series Title: Fortschritte der Physik vol:47 issue:1-3 pages:109-116
Abstract: We consider a series of duality transformations that leads to a constant shift in the harmonic functions appearing in the description of a configuration of branes. This way, for several intersections of branes, we can relate the original brane configuration which is asymptotically flat to a geometry which is locally isometric to adS(k) x E-l x S-m. These results imply that certain branes are dual to supersingleton field theories. We also discuss the implications of our results for supersymmetry enhancement and for supergravity theories in diverse dimensions
ISSN: 0015-8208
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Mechanical Metallurgy Section (-)
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