M5-branes and Matrix Theory
Paper i proceeding, 2003

We consider supermembranes ending on M5-branes, with the aim of deriving the appropriate matrix theories describing different situations. Special attention is given to the case of non-vanishing (selfdual) C-field. We identify the relevant deformation of the six-dimensional super-Yang-Mills theory whose dimensional reduction is the matrix theory for membranes in the presence of M5-branes. Possible applications and limitations of the models are discussed.

Författare

Martin Cederwall

Chalmers, Institutionen för teoretisk fysik och mekanik, Matematisk fysik

Henric Larsson

Chalmers, Institutionen för teoretisk fysik och mekanik, Matematisk fysik

Proceedings of the International Workshop "Supersymmetries and Quantum Symmetries" (SQS'03, Dubna, Russia, July 24-29, 2003) and of the 9th Adriatic Meeting "Particle Physics and the Universe" (Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 4-14, 2003)

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