Department of Physics Papers

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Journal Article

Date of this Version

11-27-2007

Abstract

We explore the addition of fundamental matter to the Klebanov-Witten field theory. We add probe D7- branes to the N = 1 theory obtained from placing D3-branes at the tip of the conifold and compute the meson spectrum for the scalar mesons. In the UV limit of massless quarks we find the exact dimensions of the associated operators, which exhibit a simple scaling in the large-charge limit. For the case of massive quarks we compute the spectrum of scalar mesons numerically.

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Suggested Citation:
Levi, T.S. and Ouyang, P. (2007). Mesons and flavor on the conifold. Physical Review D. 76, 105022.

© 2007 The American Physical Society
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.76.105022

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Date Posted: 31 March 2011

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