We derive type II supergravity solutions corresponding to space-filling regular and fractional Dp branes on (9-p)-dimensional conical transverse spaces. Fractional Dp-branes are wrapped D(p + 2)-branes; therefore, our solutions exist only if the base of the cone has a non-vanishing Betti number b2. We also consider 11-dimensional SUGRA solutions corresponding to regular and fractional M2 branes on 8-dimensional cones whose base has a non-vanishing £3. (In this case a fractional M2-brane is an M5-brane wrapped over a 3-cycle.) We discuss the gauge theory intepretation of these solutions, as well as of the solutions constructed by Cvetic and co-workers.
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- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)