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The gravity dual of softly broken N=1 super Yang-Mills

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Starting from the Maldacena-Nunez supergravity dual of N= 1 super Yang-Mills theory we study the inclusion of a supersymmetry breaking gaugino mass term. We consider a class of non-supersymmetric deformations of the MN solutions which have been recently proposed in the literature.
We show that they can be interpreted as corresponding to the inclusion of both a mass and a condensate. We calculate the vacuum energy of the supergravity solutions showing that the Nc-fold vacuum degeneracy of the N= 1 theory is lifted by the inclusion of a mass term.

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Evans, Nick J., Petrini, Michela and Zaffaroni, Alberto (2002) The gravity dual of softly broken N=1 super Yang-Mills Journal of High Energy Physics, 6, (4), pp. 1-12. (doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2002/06/004).

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Published date: 3 June 2002
Keywords: ads-cft and ds-cft correspondence, brane dynamics in gauge theories

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Local EPrints ID: 28764
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/28764
PURE UUID: 7dedf0d2-aee3-444b-9edf-64c7a2faa3e8

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Date deposited: 05 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:00

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Author: Nick J. Evans
Author: Michela Petrini
Author: Alberto Zaffaroni

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