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Gauge / gravity duality

Abstract

This proposal puts together specialists in various areas of string theory and quantum field theory and their applications in order to analyze and apply various aspects of gauge/gravity duality. This duality and its applications are one of the most important and active areas of research in theoretical physics, and we are fortunate that São Paulo is emerging as the leading center for it not only in Brazil, but perhaps the whole of Latin America. We therefore need to get together, coordinate, and strengthen the interactions of the researchers in the area in order to continue to grow this newly developed competence. Since Maldacena proposed his AdS/CFT correspondence in 1997, it has grown to the current gauge/gravity duality, proposing that string theories and quantum gravity in general on the one hand, and quantum field theory on the other, are just different descriptions of the same system. Since when one side is strongly coupled, the other is weakly coupled, this duality has become an invaluable tool to study both strongly coupled quantum field theories in a weakly coupled way, as well as quantum gravity aspects in terms of a perturbative description.We plan to use the duality to analyze certain aspects of gauge theories, both more concrete and more formal, condensed matter physics, early Universe cosmology, supergravity and string theory, the pure spinor formulation in the AdS/CFT correspondence, the dynamics of strings and branes in gravitational spaces, aspects of integrability, higher spin operators and their connection to string theory, as well as better defining and finding more examples of the AdS/CFT correspondence and gauge/gravity dualities, and various mathematical aspects relevant for these dualities. (AU)

Articles published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the research grant:

Scientific publications (7)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
NASTASE, HORATIU; SONNENSCHEIN, JACOB. A TT-like deformation of the Skyrme model and the Heisenberg model of nucleon-nucleon scattering. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 5 MAY 4 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
NASTASE, HORATIU; SONNENSCHEIN, JACOB. Soliton, breather and shockwave solutions of the Heisenberg and the TT deformations of scalar field theories in 1+1 dimensions. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 4 APR 12 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
NASTASE, HORATIU; PORTUGAL, ULISSES M. The monopole problem in holographic cosmology. Physics Letters B, v. 815, APR 10 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
RADO, LAURA; RIVELLES, VICTOR O.; SANCHEZ, RENATO. Yang-Baxter deformations of the AdS(5) x T-1,T-1 superstring and their backgrounds. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 2 FEB 16 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
RADO, LAURA; RIVELLES, VICTOR O.; SANCHEZ, RENATO. String backgrounds of the Yang-Baxter deformed AdS(4) x CP3 superstring. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 1 JAN 12 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
MIKHAILOV, ANDREI. DGLA Dg and BV formalism. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 12 DEC 11 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
NASTASE, HORATIU. Holographic cosmology solutions of problems with pre-inflationary cosmology. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 12 DEC 3 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.

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