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  Branes at the conifold

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Consider $N$ $D3$-branes at the singularity of the conifold. This particular example can be viewed as a $AdS_{5} \times T^{1,1}$ in the near horizon limit, where the Einstein manifold has isometry $SU(2)\times SU(2) \times U(1)$. The geometry will be dual to a superconformal $SU(N) \times SU(N)$ $\mathcal{N}=1$ gauge theory, hep-th/9807080. How to derive the gauge theory from the Klebanov-Witten background?

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-05-28 19:10 (UTC), posted by SE-user Julian BA

asked May 25, 2015 in Theoretical Physics by Julian BA (5 points) [ revision history ]
edited May 28, 2015 by Dilaton
Please give a bit more details. Which conifold? How are the $D_3$-branes arranged? Do you know how one gets a low-energy theory in general? What is troubling about this specific case?

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-05-28 19:11 (UTC), posted by SE-user ACuriousMind
Comment to the question (v1): Echoing comment by @ACuriousMind: Consider adding references to make the question more accessible to the reader and focus the answers.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-05-28 19:11 (UTC), posted by SE-user Qmechanic
Thank you for your quick reply. Well, the conifold is a cone over an Einstein manifold, T^{(1,1)}. I don't know how to get the low-energy theory, it could be a better idea taking an easy background, for instance. Could you please provide me some ideas how to extract the low-energy theory? I would like to understand how to construct the gauge theory for the Klebanov-Witten background and also for the Klebanov-Tseytlin background

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2015-05-28 19:11 (UTC), posted by SE-user Julian BA

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