Orbifolds and flows from gauged supergravity

Richard Corrado, Murat Gunaydin, Nicholas P. Warner, Marco Zagermann

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Abstract

We examine orbifolds of the type IIB string via gauged supergravity. For the gravity duals of the An-1 quiver gauge theories, we extract the massless degrees of freedom and assemble them into multiplets of N = 4 gauged supergravity in five dimensions. We examine the embedding of the gauge group into the isometry group of the scalar manifold, as well as the symmetries of the scalar potential. From this we find that there is a large SU(1,n) symmetry group which relates different RG flows in the dual quiver gauge theory. We find that this symmetry implies an extension of the usual duality between ten-dimensional type IIB solutions which involves exchanging geometric moduli with background fluxes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number125024
Pages (from-to)1250241-12502416
Number of pages11252176
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume65
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 15 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Corrado, R., Gunaydin, M., Warner, N. P., & Zagermann, M. (2002). Orbifolds and flows from gauged supergravity. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 65(12), 1250241-12502416. [125024].