### Abstract

We construct an open string theory whose single-trace part of the tree-level S-matrix reproduces the S-matrix of the ABJ(M) theory with a unitary gauge group. We also demonstrate that the multi-trace part of the string theory tree-level S-matrix - which has no counterpart in the pure \mathcal{N} = 6 super-Chern-Simons theory - is due to conformal supergravity interactions and identify certain Lagrangian interaction terms. Our construction suggests that there exists a higher dimensional theory which can be dimensionally-reduced, in a certain sense, to the ABJ(M) theory. It also suggests a generalization of this theory to product gauge groups with more than two factors.

Original language | English (US) |
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Article number | 88 |

Journal | Journal of High Energy Physics |

Volume | 2014 |

Issue number | 6 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Jun 2014 |

### All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

- Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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## Cite this

*Journal of High Energy Physics*,

*2014*(6), [88]. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP06(2014)088