We provide a detailed map between wrapped D3-branes in Anti-de Sitter (AdS) backgrounds and dibaryon operators in the corresponding conformal field theory (CFT). The effective five dimensional action governing the dynamics of AdS space contains a U(1)R gauge field that mediates interactions between objects possessing R-charge. We show that the U(1)R charge of these wrapped D3-branes as measured by the gauge field matches the R-charge of the dibaryons expected from field theory considerations. We are able, through a careful probe brane calculation in an AdS5 × T1,1 background, to understand the exact relation between the mass of the wrapped D3-brane and the dimension of the corresponding dibaryon. We also make some steps toward matching the counting of dibaryon operators in the CFT with the ground states of a supersymmetric quantum mechanical system whose target space is the moduli space of D-branes. Finally, we discuss BPS excitations of the D3-brane and compare them with higher dimension operators in the CFT.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics
- AdS-CFT and dS-CFT Correspondence
- Brane Dynamics in Gauge Theories