Gravity dual of the chiral anomaly

Igor R. Klebanov, Peter Ouyang, Edward Witten

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Abstract

We study effects associated with the chiral anomaly for a cascading SU(N+M) × SU(N) gauge theory using gauge/gravity duality. In the gravity dual the anomaly is a classical feature of the supergravity solution, and the breaking of the U( 1 ) R symmetry down to Z2M proceeds via the Higgs mechanism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number105007
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume65
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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