Supergravity, nonconformal field theories, and brane-worlds

Tony Gherghetta, Yaron Oz

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We consider the supergravity dual descriptions of nonconformal super Yang-Mills theories realized on the world-volume of Dp-branes. We use the dual description to compute stress-energy tensor and current correlators. We apply the results to the study of dilatonic brane-worlds described by nonconformal field theories coupled to gravity. We find that brane-worlds based on D4- and D5-branes exhibit a localization of gauge and gravitational fields. We calculate the corrections to the Newton and Coulomb laws in these theories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number046001
Pages (from-to)460011-4600112
Number of pages4140102
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 15 2002

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