Gravity and gauge theory: A new connection

Steven S. Gubser

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Abstract

The duality between theories of gravity on anti-de Sitter space and conformal field theories in one less dimension (AdS/CFT) has provided a new geometrical tool for understanding the strong coupling dynamics of gauge theories-including confinement. It has also led to new insights into string theory and the dynamics of D-branes. I present a brief overview of these developments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProceedings of Science
Volume7
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Event2001 International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics, HEP 2001 - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: Jul 12 2001Jul 18 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General

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