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Generalized quark-antiquark potential in AdS/CFT

Forini, V. ORCID: 0000-0001-9726-1423 and Drukker, N. (2012). Generalized quark-antiquark potential in AdS/CFT. Fortschritte der Physik - Progress of Physics, 60(9-10), pp. 1019-1025. doi: 10.1002/prop.201200022

Abstract

In this talk we present a family of Wilson loop operators which continuously interpolates between the 1/2 BPS line and the antiparallel lines, and can be thought of as calculating a generalization of the quark–antiquark potential for the gauge theory on S3 × R. We evaluate the first two orders of these loops perturbatively both in the gauge and string theory. We obtain analytical expressions in a systematic expansion around the 1/2 BPS configuration, and comment on possible all‐loop patterns for these Wilson loops.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted version of the following article: Forini, V. and Drukker, N. (2012), Generalized quark‐antiquark potential in AdS/CFT. Fortschr. Phys., 60: 1019-1025, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1002/prop.201200022. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with the Wiley Self-Archiving Policy.
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Mathematics
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/19724
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