Holographic Descriptions of Magnetic Effect on Chiral Field Theory by Namshik Kim M.Sc., Yonsei University, 2009 A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE in The Faculty of Graduate Studies (Physics) THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (Vancouver) October, 2011 c© Namshik Kim 2011 Abstract In this thesis, we will study a top-down string theory holographic model of strongly interacting relativistic 2+1 dimensional fermions. We study the defect theory as examining a charged probe D7-branes/anti-branes model and a charged probe D5-branes/anti-branes model on the thermal AdS5×S5 geometry. We use the branes pair model to depict a geometrical chiral sym- metry breaking. We are especially interested in the holographic magnetic effect on the flavour symmetries. ii Table of Contents Abstract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii List of Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v List of Figures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . viii Dedication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix 1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 Construction of D3/D7-branes Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1 S2 × S2 Embedding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.2 Probe Branes Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3 The Effective Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.1 Legendre Transformation and Routhians . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.2 Linearized Action and Asymptotes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4 D7/D̄7 branes Model with Constant ψ . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 4.1 Geometrical Chiral Symmetry and its Breaking . . . . . . . 15 4.2 Skinny, Fat and Fish Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 4.2.1 Skinny and fat physical solutions . . . . . . . . . . . 18 4.2.2 Fish unphysical solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 iii Table of Contents 4.3 Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model . . . . . . . . . 22 4.3.1 Inverse magnetic catalysis in the skinny solutions . . 22 4.3.2 Magnetic catalysis in the fat solutions . . . . . . . . . 26 5 Construction of D3/D5-branes model . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 5.1 The Effective Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 5.1.1 Linearized action and asymptotes . . . . . . . . . . . 36 6 D5/D̄5-branes model with constant ψ . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 6.1 Magnetic Effect on the D5/D̄5-branes Model . . . . . . . . . 41 6.1.1 Numerical plots of the fat solutions . . . . . . . . . . 41 6.1.2 Numerical plots of the skinny solutions . . . . . . . . 42 7 Conclusion : Summary, the Domain Wall Configuration and the Perspective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Appendices A Legendre Transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 B D3/D̄3-branes Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 B.1 Construction of D3/D3-model and the Full Effective Action . 53 B.2 D3/D̄3-branes Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 iv List of Tables 4.1 Classification for Skinny/Fat solution for D7/D̄7-branes pair. 20 6.1 Classification for Skinny/Fat solution for D5/D̄5-branes pair. 41 B.1 Classification for Skinny/Fat solution for D3/D̄3-branes pair. 57 v List of Figures 4.1 Skinny joined embedding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 4.2 Plot of a right branch of D7-branes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 4.3 Plot of a physical distance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 4.4 Cartoon of a fish solution with negative L . . . . . . . . . . . 21 4.5 Plot of a skinny solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 4.6 Plot of an free energy for a skinny solution . . . . . . . . . . 24 4.7 [Plot of an action vs banes boundary condition . . . . . . . . 25 4.8 Plot of an action vs branes boundary condition with two mag- netic fields(skinny) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 4.9 Phase diagram with B(skinny) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 4.10 Phase diagram with fluxes(skinny) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 4.11 Phase diagram with B(fat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 4.12 Phase diagram with fluxes(fat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 4.13 Plot of an action for a fat solution(1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 4.14 Plots of boundary conditions(1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 4.15 Plots of boundary conditions(2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 4.16 Plots of boundary conditions(3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 4.17 Plot of an action for a fat solution(2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 4.18 Phase diagram with a flux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 6.1 Plot of Lc vs B for D5-branes fat joined solutions . . . . . . . 42 6.2 Plot of Lc vs f for D5-branes joined solutions . . . . . . . . . 43 6.3 Plot of Lc vs B for D5-branes joined solutions . . . . . . . . . 43 vi List of Figures 7.1 Phase diagrams for the defect system(summary) . . . . . . . 44 7.2 A cartoon representation of a probe brane . . . . . . . . . . . 47 vii Acknowledgements I would like to thank Gordon Semenoff. He was always generous and the wisest supervisor. I learned a lot from him how to treat the problems in physics. He showed me his big patience and made my point of view widen in the theoretical physics. Thank my parents and my sister for their incredible supports and trust. I would also like to thank Josh who was my colleague as well as helper for my recent researches. viii To My Parents. ix Chapter 1 Introduction To illuminate the phenomena of strongly interacting systems has been an important task of physicists. Perturbative methods which were strong arms of physicists to apprehend weakly coupled systems do not work any more in these research fields. Gravity/gauge theory duality(or AdS/CFT correspondence) was first sug- gested by Maldacena [1], and it has been researched by many theorists since it is one of the most powerful candidates to figure out the strongly interact- ing system. The essence of this argument is that it makes it possible to use a weakly coupled supergravity theory to research a strongly coupled large N gauge theory. Though it is of use only for large N gauge case, to survey the AdS/CFT correspondence provides lots of deep intuitions and knowledges for particle physics and condensed matter physics. There are a great deal of unsolved problems in a 2+1 dimensional field theory related to strongly coupled systems. It is worth researching graphene [2], topological insulators, high temperature superconductors, quantum phase transition [3] and so on by using this special duality. The most famous example of this duality argued by Maldacena is the duality between Type IIB string theory on AdS5×S5 spacetime and N = 4I supersymmetric YangMills gauge theory which is a conformal field theory on the 4-dimensional boundary of 4 dimensional spacetime, AdS5. It is why it is called a holographic theory. IHere N is the number of SUSY operators. 1 Chapter 1. Introduction It was researched how to add flavours to AdS/CFT by [4]. Using the idea, we consider a number of stacks Dp-branes, Nc →∞, constructing the supergravity background geometry. Then introduce several stacks of probe Dq-branes, and consider a quenched approximation as a probe limit, Nf Nc where Nf is the number of the probed Dq-branes giving flavours. Now we can ignore the back-reaction on the supergravity background geometry, and can study a dynamics considering probed D-branes by simply using the DBI action and WZ term. Dq-branes can be probed on the AdS5 × S5 geometry to construct a defect field theory. The probed branes extend along 2+1 dimensional subspace of the 4 dimensional boundary of the AdS5 × S5 spacetime. The full dual field theory lives at the asymptotic 3+1 dimensional boundary of this 9+1 dimensional spacetime and the defect theory lives where the probe brane intersects the boundary. We will introduce probed D5-, D7-branes on the AdS5 × S5 to support the defect field theory in the thesis. Sakai and Sugimoto could consider a chiral fermionic gauge theory as embedding D8/D̄8 branes on the compactified 5th coordinate of D4-branes with the probe limit, N8 N4. The compacitified 5th coordinate has an anti-periodic boundary condition for the fermions on the D4-branes in order to break supersymmetry and to make unwanted fields become massive and integrating out. They used the cigar-like geometrical model in the near horizon geometry of the sugra solution. Then the compactification is emergent, and this geometry necessarily leads to a joined solution meaning spontaneously broken chiral symmetry. It has a 4 dimensional boundary and gives a chiral model to survey QCD. The D4/D8 open strings have ]ND=6. Supersymmetry is broken, and the NS sector is massive, but the R sector is still massless. [5] [6] [17] On the other hand, as assuming the supergravity background with the high temperature, we should compactify the Euclidean time coordinate in- stead of the 5th coordinate.[5] The geometry loses the cigar-like embedding. 2 Chapter 1. Introduction Since the geometry does not require the joined solution any more, we should be careful to see whether the symmetry is breaking or not. This property of the branes/anti-branes pair is very related to confinement/deconfinement in field theory. Besides, when the temperature increases, geometrically the size of the black holes becomes bigger, and the branes/anti-branes pair can attach to the black holes horizon. Thus, black holes cease the connection between branes and anti-branes. In other words, the chiral symmetry is thermally restored.[7] If we take a decompacified limit of the Sakai-Sugimoto model, it is known that the supergravity background yields a stringy NJL model as suggested by [15]. The configuration for the chiral symmetry breaking becomes clearer since confinement/deconfinement is not concerned any more in this geome- try. The separation of the boundary is dual to effective coupling of 4 fermions interaction. It has been known that the presence of an external magnetic field en- hances the tendency of gauge theory interactions to break chiral symmetry and to generate a fermion dynamic mass in 2+1 dimensions. This phe- nomenon has been called magnetic catalysis.[10] [11] II It would be very interesting to understand this phenomenon at the strong interacting sys- tems. This question has been addressed and answered in the recent series of papers where AdS/CFT duality is used to construct a holographic dual of a 2+1-dimensional field theory with chiral symmetry. Chiral symmetry breaking is found in the presence of an external magnetic field in various environments given by temperature, other fluxes and densities. In the present paper, we will study a top-down string theory holographic model of strongly interacting relativistic 2+1 dimensional fermions. We IITo speak more exactly, in a 2+1 dimension, we cannot argue a chiral symmetry by the fact that fermions are not chiral in odd dimensions.[17]. It is a dynamical flavour symmetry rather than a chiral one. Nevertheless, I might use the word ”chiral symmetry” frequently in this thesis. Some physicists use it conventionally. 3 Chapter 1. Introduction will study and compare various branes/anti-branes pair embeddings on the thermal AdS5×S5 geometry. We are especially interested in the holographic magnetic effect in the branes/anti-branes pair solutions. The remainder of the paper will be organized as follows. In chapter 2, we will construct the D3/D7-branes model concretely. We will write down the full action of this model including DBI and WZ actions, too. In chapter 3, we will obtain the Routhians using the action we acquire in the previous chapter 2, and investigate the BF bound of the scalar field as a fluctua- tion along the coordinate of D7-branes. It will provide the stable embed- ding condition for D3/D7-branes model. In chapters 4 and 6 which are our main parts of this paper, we will orderly construct D7/D̄7-branes, D5/D̄5- branes, D5/D̄5-branes model on the thermal D3-branes background, and classify and explain the two possible joined solutions model. We will see the concrete phenomenon from the magnetic field in these chapters by using numerical plots. In chapter 7, we will briefly review how the internal fluxes introduced on probed branes change the rank of the SYM gauge group in the separate regions by probed branes in D3/D5-branes pairs. Besides, we will briefly introduce the domain wall as a 2+1 dimensional defect conformal field theoretical object. 4 Chapter 2 Construction of D3/D7-branes Model 2.1 S2 × S2 Embedding We can consider a simple brane configuration has only purely charged fermioinic theory in 2+1 dimensions at low energy from constructing D3/D7 branes model. We think the near horizon background geometry of thermal D3- branes, and then consider a D7-branes embedding wraps an S2 × S2 by using the idea suggested by [8], [9]. Thus, we begin with following geometric description of the thermal D3-branes. L−2ds2 = r2 (− h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2 + dz2)+ dr2 h(r)r2 + dΩ25 (2.1) where h(r) = 1− r 4 h r4 (2.2) L4 = 4pigsN3α ′2 (2.3) dΩ25 = dψ 2 + sin2 ψdΩ22 + cos 2 ψdΩ̃22 (2.4) F5 = dC4 = 4L4 gs (r3dt ∧ dx ∧ dy ∧ dz ∧ dr + dΩ5) (2.5) We set Ramond-Ramond form vanishes at the horizon, r = rh. Then C4 is gs L4 C4 = r 4h(r)dt ∧ dx ∧ dy ∧ dz + 1 2 ( ψ − 1 4 sin(4ψ) + c0 ) dΩ2 ∧ dΩ̃2. (2.6) 5 2.2. Probe Branes Action because c(ψ) ≡ (8pi2L4)−1 ∫ S2×S2 C4 = ψ − 1 4 sin(4ψ) + c0 (2.7) Now we probe D7-branes, which wrap an S2×S2 and extend along t, x, y and r. In the near horizon limit, D7 branes are extended along AdS4, and wrap an S4. We demand this probe to construct a defect 2+1 dimensional field theory. Now our defect constructions are described by the following array: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 D3 • • • • − − − − − − D7 • • • − • • • • • − (2.8) We consider the following probe ansatz, z = z(r) and ψ = ψ(r). To sim- plify the solution, we will require constant ψ. The asymptotic separation between the D3- and D7-branes corresponds to the mass of the hypermulti- plet. In this case, supersymmetries diminish, and the defect theory supports Nf flavours of fermions.[14] 2.2 Probe Branes Action We also introduce an external magnetic field as well as electric field with fluxes on two S2. The gauge field profile is F = Frt(r)dr ∧ dt+ Fxy(r) dx∧dy + Fθφ(r)dθ ∧ dφ+ Fθ̃φ̃(r)dθ̃ ∧ dφ̃ (2.9) = L2 2piα′ ( Ȧ0(r)dr ∧ dt + B dx ∧ dy + f1 2 dΩ2 + f2 2 dΩ̃2 ) (2.10) where Ȧ0 ≡ dAdr . 6 2.2. Probe Branes Action The induced metric on the D7-branes is described by L−2ds2 = r2 (− h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2) + 1 + r2hψ̇2 + r4hż2 h(r)r2 dr2 + sin2 ψdΩ22 + cos 2 ψdΩ̃22 (2.11) and the DBI action of Minkowski embedding is SDBI = −N7 ∫ ∞ r0 dr √ V (r, ψ)(1 + r2hψ̇2 + r4hż2 − Ȧ2) (2.12) where V (ψ, r) = (r4 +B(r)2)(f21 + 4 sin 4 ψ)(f22 + 4 cos 4 ψ) (2.13) N7 = 4pi 2N7T7L 8V2+1 gs . (2.14) Two Wess-Zumino terms emerge from various gauge fields and their field strengths. The first Wess-Zumino term is S (1) WZ ∼ ∫ C (AdS5) 4 ∧ F ∧ F (2.15) =−N7ζ7 ∫ ∞ r0 dr f1f2r 4hż. (2.16) We generalize a sign of Ramond-Ramond couplings of the probed branes by introducing ζ7, where |ζ7| = 1. It depends on the orientation of the branes, and both branes and anti-branes are considered. Branes and anti- branes have the opposite sign-coefficient for WZ term. These ζ’s appear only in the coefficients of the Cp Wess-Zumino terms to indicate they source opposite RR-fields. This topic will be discussed at greater length in the later chapter about D7/D̄7-branes pair. Since the F5 for the D3-branes background is self-dual, there are two kinds of C4 on AdS5 and S 5 in (2.5), Therefore, the emergent second Wess- 7 2.2. Probe Branes Action Zumino term for F5 on S 5 is S (2) WZ = N7T7(2piα ′)2 2 ζ7 ∫ F (S5) 5 ∧A ∧ F (B) (2.17) = 2N7ζ7B ∫ ∞ r0 dr ∂c(ψ) ∂ψ ψ̇A0(r) (2.18) =−2N7ζ7B ∫ ∞ r0 dr c(ψ)Ȧ0(r) + 2N7ζ7Bc(ψ)A0(r)|∞r0 (2.19) The full action is SD7 = ∫ ∞ r0 dr L7 + 2N7ζ7Bc(ψ)A0(r)|∞r0 (2.20) where L7 N7 = − √ V (ψ, r) √ 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 − Ȧ20 − r4hζ7f1f2ż − 2ζ7c(ψ)B Ȧ. (2.21) 8 Chapter 3 The Effective Action 3.1 Legendre Transformation and Routhians Since both z(r) and A0(r) are cyclic in the Lagrangian (2.21), their conjugate momenta are constant. Especially for the conjugate charge density of the zero component gauge field, we need to be careful to carry out the physical dual charge density in the field theory side. We define it as follows. D = 1 N7 δS δA0(∞) (3.1) From the action including the boundary term, (2.20), we obtain D = Q7 + 2ζ7Bc∞ (3.2) where Q7≡ 1N7 δL7 δȦ0 (3.3) = Ȧ0 √ V (r, ψ) 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 − Ȧ20 − 2ζ7Bc(ψ). (3.4) We perform a Legendre transformation for A0 to make the first Routhian. R (1) 7 =−L7 +N7Q7Ȧ0 (3.5) =−N7 √ ∆7 √ V (r, ψ) + ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2 −N7r4hζ7f1f2ż (3.6) where ∆7 ≡ 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2. 9 3.2. Linearized Action and Asymptotes The conjugate momentum of z(r) is defined by Pz ≡ 1N7 δR (1) 7 δz (3.7) =− √ V (ψ, r) r4hż√ 1 + r4hż2 − r4hζ7f1f2 (3.8) Then the second Routhian is R (2) 7 = −R(1)7 +N7Pz ż (3.9) = −N7 √ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ V (r, ψ) + ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2 − (Pz + ζ7f1f2r4h)2 r4h (3.10) Pz vanishes with the black hole embedding, and it has non-zero values with Minkowski embeddings. This kind of the classification defines the phase transition in the gravitational theory. In the appendix, we introduce more general Legendre transformations. 3.2 Linearized Action and Asymptotes D3/D7-branes configuration is unstable without flux. To clarify this insta- bility, we will expand the second full Routhian to quadratic order in small asymptotic fluctuations of ψ. We will consider only constant ψ(r) solutions to simplify the problem. Since Pz is also constant, we have one dimensional problem now. To find specific constant solutions for ψ, let us solve equation of motion as a 1-dimensional problem. Legendre transformation is helpful to simplify the equation of motion. The equation of motion for the full Routhian is following. From now on, we will omit subscript 7 for the most of field quantities. 1 N7 ∂R(2) ∂ψ̇ = − r 2hψ̇√ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ V (r, ψ) + ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2 − (Pz + ζ7f1f2r4h)2 r4h = 0 (3.11) Therefore, 1 N7 ∂R(2) ∂ψ = 0 (3.12) 10 3.2. Linearized Action and Asymptotes and it gives ∂ ∂ψ [ V (r, ψ) + ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2] = 0 (3.13) Because the first term of (3.13), V (r, ψ), is dependent on r, and the second term of that, ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2 , is independent of r, we can split (3.13) into two independent equations. ∂V (r, ψ) ∂ψ = 8(r4 +B2) sin 2ψ ( f22 sin 2 ψ − f21 cos2 ψ + sin2 2ψ cos 2ψ ) = 0 (3.14) ∂ ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2 ∂ψ = 2ζ7B ∂c(ψ) ∂ψ ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B ) (3.15) = 0 = 4Bζ7(1− cos 4ψ) ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B ) , (3.16) where c(ψ) ≡ ψ − 14 sin 4ψ + c0. The equation, (3.14) depends only on ψ with fixed f1, f2, so it gives the constant ψ as we assumed. For the second one, (3.16), cos 4ψ = 1 or Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B with the constant ψ determined by (3.13). The equation (3.14) serves two constant ψ solutions. ψ = 0, pi/2 satisfy sin 2ψ=0. However, either S2 of two S2 vanishes with these two constant solutions, so D7-branes have zero size. Let us set the constant ψ = ψ̄ determined by f22 sin 2 ψ − f21 cos2 ψ + sin2 2ψ cos 2ψ = 0. Now we are ready to expand the second full Routhian to quadratic order in small asymptotic fluctuations of ψ around ψ̄. ψ = ψ̄ + φ (3.17) 11 3.2. Linearized Action and Asymptotes where |φ| 1, and the full Routhian expands to quadratic order as R(2) −N7 = √ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ V (r, ψ) + ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ)B )2 − (Pz + ζ7f1f2r4h)2 r4h ≡ √ 1 + r2ψ̇ W (r, ψ) (3.18) ∼ (1 + 1 2 r2hφ̇2 ) · (W (r, ψ̄) + ∂W ∂ψ |ψ̄φ+ 1 2 ∂2W ∂ψ2 |ψ̄φ2 ) +O(φ3)(3.19) ∼ 1 2 W̄ (r)r2hφ̇2 + ∂W̄ ∂ψ φ+ 1 2 ∂2W̄ ∂ψ2 φ2 (3.20) where W (r, ψ)|ψ̄ ≡ W̄ (r). This quadratic approximate Routhian is simply Lagrangian of the massive scalar field, ψ. For large r, W̄ (r) = w1r 2 + w2 r2 +O( 1 r6 ) (3.21) where w1≡ √ (f21 + 4 sin 4 ψ̄)(f22 + 4 cos 4 ψ̄)− ζ27f21 f22 (3.22) = √ 4f22 sin 4 ψ̄ + 4f21 cos 4 ψ̄ + 16 sin4 ψ̄ cos4 ψ̄ (3.23) and w2 = B2(f21 + 4 sin 4 ψ̄)(f22 + 4 cos 4 ψ̄)− 2Pzζ7f1f2 + ( Q7 + 2ζ7c(ψ̄)B )2 + r4hf 2 1 f 2 2 2 √ (f21 + 4 sin 4 ψ̄)(f22 + 4 cos 4 ψ̄)− f21 f22 (3.24) The leading term, w1(ψ̄) is independent of B, ζ7 and Q. For large r, let us assume φ ∼ r∆(∆ < 0) asymptotically, and a leading term of the equation of motion with respect to φ is independent of φ, and dependent on w1, ∂w1 ∂ψ̄ r2 +O(r2+∆) = 0 (3.25) = 8 cos ψ̄ sin ψ̄ ( f22 sin 2 ψ̄ − f21 cos2 ψ̄ + 4 cos2 ψ̄ sin2 ψ̄(cos2 ψ̄ − sin2 ψ̄) ) √ 4f22 sin 4 ψ̄ + 4f21 cos 4 ψ̄ + 16 sin4 ψ̄ cos4 ψ̄ = 0 (3.26) It yields f22 sin 2 ψ̄ − f21 cos2 ψ̄ + 4 cos2 ψ̄ sin2 ψ̄(cos2 ψ̄ − sin2 ψ̄) = 0 (3.27) 12 3.2. Linearized Action and Asymptotes or sin 2ψ̄ = 0. (3.28) The latter equation yields constant solutions, ψ̄ = 0, pi/2 that either S2 of two S2 vanishes. They are not in our interest. The former equation is also satisfied by (3.14). The leading order does not have any new information. The next order will depend on ∆, and we will confine our field quantities to stabilize the asymptotic scalar field with this order. w1 d dr ( r4φ̇ ) = r2 ∂2w1 ∂ψ̄2 φ, (3.29) in other expression, ∆(∆ + 3) = w′′1(ψ̄) w1(ψ̄) = 1 2w21 ∂2 ∂ψ̄2 (w21) (3.30) in the order of r2+∆. ∂w1 ∂ψ̄ = 0 by the leading order computation, and it yields ∆(∆ + 3) = sin2 2ψ̄ ( f21 + f22 − 4 sin2 2ψ̄ + 4 cos4 ψ̄ + 4 sin4 ψ̄ 4f22 sin 4 ψ̄ + 4f21 cos 4 ψ̄ + 16 sin4 ψ̄ cos4 ψ̄ ) (3.31) It is in agreement with [9]. We obtain f21 = f 2 2 and the non-trivial asymptotic constant solution ψ̄ = pi/4 by using the equation (3.14). ∆± are obtained from the equation of motion.. ∆± = −3 2 ± 1 2 √ 9 + 16 f21 + 16 sin 6 ψ̄ − 12 sin4 ψ̄ f21 + 4 sin 6 ψ̄ . (3.32) Stability condition requires ∆ to be real. In other words, To stable the asymptotic solution, we have |f1| = |f2| ≤ √ 23 50 ∼ 0.678233 (3.33) The magnitudes of the two fluxes are the same. Then two S2 in D7-branes are balanced each other, and D7-branes should wrap the equatorial S2×S2. 13 3.2. Linearized Action and Asymptotes It agrees to ψ̄ = pi/4. If the magnitude of the fluxes are smaller than √ 23 50 , the D7-branes are unstable because they have a tachyonic mode from the asymptotic fluctuations along the coordinate ψ [9]. This equatorial wrapping of D7-branes is the possible maximal wrapping on S2×S2. If fi are too big, then ∆+ will be positive, so this growing solutions are also excluded. 14 Chapter 4 D7/D̄7 branes Model with Constant ψ 4.1 Geometrical Chiral Symmetry and its Breaking Like Sakai-Sugimoto, we will consider joined D7- and anti D7-branes. How- ever, we do not compactify the 4th coordinate differently from Sakai-Sugimoto model. This corresponds to the decompactified limit. Then, the D-branes model exhibits chiral symmetry breaking more clearly. The supergravity background of it serves a stringy NJL model. The separation of the bound- ary is dual to effective coupling of 4 fermions interaction. [15] [16] Despite we are surveying a joined branes model, we focus on right hand branch, where z is positive on a z-r plane, so have half of the whole solutions symmetrically. From now on, we set ψ is constant in the rest of the paper for simplicity. In D7/D̄7-branes model, constant ψ = pi/4 as we discussed in the previ- ous chapter. Let us recall the conservative momentum with respect to z coordinate. r0 is the minimum limit of r, where D7/D̄7 branes meet. The momentum depends on values at r0 is ∂L ∂ż =Pz = − √ V (ψ, r) r4hż√ 1 + r4hż2 − r4hζ7f1f2 (4.1) =−(r40 − r4h) ( sgn(ż0) √ V (ψ0, r0) r40 − r4h + ζ7f1f2 ) , (4.2) 15 4.1. Geometrical Chiral Symmetry and its Breaking Figure 4.1: Cartoon of a Skinny joined embedding We will treat right hand branch, i.e positive z side usually. ζ indicates the orientation of the Ramond fields. In this figure, right hand branch has ζ = −1, and left one has +1. where f1 = f2 (4.3) z(r0) = 0 III (4.4) ψ(r0) =ψ0 (4.5) dz dr (r0) =±∞IV (4.6) Solve the equation to get ż, and plug into the full Lagrangian including 16 4.1. Geometrical Chiral Symmetry and its Breaking WZ terms. ż2 = (Pz + r 4hζ7f1f2) 2 r4h ( V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 ) (4.7) żV =−(Pz + r4hζ7f1f2) √√√√ 1 r4h ( V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 ) (4.8) r4hż2 = (Pz + r 4hζ7f1f2) 2 V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 (4.9) 1 + r4hż2 = V r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 (4.10) If the branes pairs do not join, they finally reach the horizon and Pz should vanish because rh = r0 gives constant momentum Pz(r0) = 0 in (4.2). We call this ”black hole embedding” or ”straight branes”VI. The joined solution exhibits a geometrical chiral symmetry breaking in terms of string theory introduced by Sakai-Sugimoto. By introducing branes/anti- branes pair, it appears that the massless scalar field as Nambu-Goldstone bosons associated with a spontaneous breaking of the U(Nf )L × U(Nf )R chiral symmetry as a gauge symmetry of the branes pairs. In near hori- zon, finally they meet and smoothly make one branes branch, and only one U(Nf )V gauge symmetry is left. It is interpreted as spontaneously chiral symmetry breaking. Then straight solution does not meet before the hori- zon and touched the horizon separately is interpreted as the unbroken chiral symmetry. Therefore, we should carry out these two configurations have dif- ferent physical phase. To check which configuration is favoured, we should compare the actions(or free energies) of ”two” cases, the joined and unjoined ones. Let us fix rh = 1. It does not affect on physics because r is redundancy does not have physical degree of freedom. Then, now the subtraction be- tween the free energies of both branes configurations will determine which one is favoured in terms of r0. VIIt is not an authentic straight line. 17 4.2. Skinny, Fat and Fish Solutions The on-shell action for the joined solution is S N7 = ∫ ∞ r0 dr − √ V 2r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 − ζ7f1f2 √ (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 (4.11) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − V + (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)ζ7f1f2 ]√ r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2 (4.12) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − V + Pzζ7F + r4hF2 ]√ r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7F )2 (4.13) where F = f1f2 = f 2 1 = f 2 2 . For the straight solution, Pz should vanish because D7-branes reach to the horizon, and rh = r0 gives Pz(r0) = 0, therefore the action is simply Sstraight N7 = ∫ ∞ rh dr ( − V + r4hζ27f21 f22 )√ r4h V r4h− (r4hζ7f1f2)2 (4.14) Then the sign of ∆S ≡ Sstraight − Sjoined is what we should understand for the symmetry breaking phenomena. Before investigating it, however, we should figure out all possible configurations for the joined solutions. 4.2 Skinny, Fat and Fish Solutions 4.2.1 Skinny and fat physical solutions Let us recall the conservative momentum Pz,(4.2) and ż,(4.8). The sign of ż at r = r0(equivalently at z = 0) geometrically depends on a direction of the branch we choose. If we choose the right one, the sign of ż0 is positive, otherwise, the opposite. That is, ż at r0 is ±∞ according to whether we observe the right branch(z > 0) or the other(z < 0). By (4.8), the sign of ż is the same as the one of α(r) ≡ −(Pz + r4hζ7f1f2) = −Pz − r4hζ7F. (4.15) As we said briefly in the previous chapter, ζ7 relates to the sign of Ramond- Ramond couplings for the branes and |ζ7| = 1. Branes and anti-branes have the opposite sign-coefficient for WZ term.We emphasize that the right branch has the opposite charge of the left branch. 18 4.2. Skinny, Fat and Fish Solutions Figure 4.2: Plot of z(r) vs r in the right branch of D7-branes. f2 = 0.46, ζ7 = 1 and B = 0. Figure 4.3: Plot of D ≡ r × z(r). f2 = 0.46, ζ7 = 1 and B = 0. Since F = f21 = f 2 2 is positive, the sign ż at r = ∞ is the same as −ζ7. Definitely,the sign of ż0 does not affect the sign of ż(∞). The defined function, α(r) is a monotonic, so the sign of α(r) or the sign of ż can be changed once at most from r = r0 to r =∞. We classify the joined solutions according to whether it changes the sign or not. If changed, ”Fat solution”, otherwise ”Skinny solution”. These defining are visually appropriate for the plot z(r) vs r.(See the figure 4.2 to better understand.) Be careful that it does not mean the physical separation between branes/anti-branes also forms like the figure 4.2. We should calculate the metric ds2 ∼ r2dz2 on the plane in order to compute the distance. It is still slim-looking from the figure 4.3. 19 4.2. Skinny, Fat and Fish Solutions left branch right branch z(r) < 0 , ż0 < 0 z(r) > 0, ż0 > 0 Pz > 0 Pz < 0 ζ7 = +1 ż(∞) < 0→ ”SKINNY!” ż(∞) < 0→ ”FAT!” ζ7 = −1 ż(∞) > 0→ ”FAT!” ż(∞) > 0→ ”SKINNY!” Table 4.1: Classification for Skinny/Fat solution of D7-branes joined solutions. We investigate the momentum on each branch. From the equation (4.2), Pz = Pz ( z = 0, r = r0) =−(r40 − r4h)F [ sign(ż0) √ (1 + 1 F )2 (r40 +B2 r40 − r4h ) + ζ7 ] . (4.16) The inner term of the square root of the equation (4.16) is definitely larger than 1 if F is non-zero and |ζ7| = 1. Therefore, Pz is dependent on the sign of ż0 regardless of ζ7. That is, the sign of Pz is the opposite of that of ż0. We summarize all we discussed at the table 4.1. 4.2.2 Fish unphysical solutions If you are a sophisticated reader, you would have realized that the table 4.1 doesn’t cover all possible solutions. The branes can have negative ż(∞) on the infinite boundary of the right branch for the fat solution, and ż(r) becomes positive intermediately on the way to approach the minimum r, r0, and finally meet the left branch at r = r0 and z = 0. These solutions do not violate the rule we set in the previous section. However, it is unphysical since negative ż(∞) does not make sense in the model. D7/D̄7 branes pairs join before they reach r = r0. These unphysical solutions will conceptually collapse to small skinny solutions and bubbles. Because we start the numerical test from the point (r = r0,z = 0), these fish solutions appear with z(∞) = ∓L2 on the right(left) branch. We have 20 4.2. Skinny, Fat and Fish Solutions Figure 4.4: Cartoon of a fish solution with negative L. set the z(r0) = 0, so ∆z ≡ z(∞)− z(r0) = z(∞) for the right branch. z(∞) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr ż(r) (4.17) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr − (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2) √ 1 r4h(V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ7f1f2)2)(4.18) Figure 4.5: Plot of L2 vs r0 for a skinny solution for rh = 1, B = 0 and F = 0.5. It approaches zero asymptotically. It makes sense because r0 = ∞ means these branes pair joins near the boundary L does not need to have a size. When the branes have positive ż(∞) on the infinite boundary of the right branch as well, the sign of ż flips over as well as branes and anti-branes join at r = r0. Figures 4.4 and 4.5 shows this configuration, so called ”Fish solution”. For rh = 1 and F = 0.5, when r0 < 1.15518, L/2 is negative (Figure 4.5). It does not happen for the skinny solutions at all. The left 21 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model limit for the skinny solutions is always positive, on the other hand it is always negative for the ζ7 = +1 along the right branch, and the negative line correspond to unphysical fish solution which is not our concerns. 4.3 Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model 4.3.1 Inverse magnetic catalysis in the skinny solutions Now without loss of generality, we will consider only right branch in table 1. Besides, in this subsection will we focus on skinny solutions, where ζ7 = −1. Let us go back to the free energy or the action for the straight solution(4.14) and joined solution.(4.13) Sjoined N7 = ∫ ∞ r0 dr −(1 + F )2(B2 + r4)− F(F (r4 − r4h) + (F − (1 + F ) √ B2 + r40√ −1 + r40 ) (r 4 0 − r4h) ) × √√√√√√√ r4 − r4 h (1 + F )2(B2 + r4)(r4 − r4 h )− ( F (r4 − r4 h ) + ( F − (1+F ) √ B2+r40√ −1+r40 ) (r40 − r4h) )2 (4.19) Sstraight N7 = ∫ ∞ rh dr − √ B2(1 + F )2 + (1 + 2F )r4 + F2r4 h (4.20) where F = f2. It is easy to realize both straight embedding and joining embedding have the same ordered(r cube) diverges by using the expanding series at large r. Thus, we can subtract each diverging term and obtain the convergent value. This technique is so called ”Regrouping”. Because rh is smaller than r0, we can integrate the action for the straight solution from rh to r0, and can integrate the difference between both actions from r0 to ∞. Both former and latter can be finite, not divergent. The former integral is analytically 22 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model computed. − ∫ r0 rh dr √ B2(1 + F )2 + (1 + 2F )r4 + F 2rh4 (4.21) = √ r4hF 2 +B2(1 + F )2 ( rh × 2F1 [ −1 2 , 1 4 , 5 4 ,− r 4 h(1 + 2F ) r4hF 2 +B2(1 + F )2 ] − r0 × 2F1 [ −1 2 , 1 4 , 5 4 ,− (1 + 2F )r 4 0 r4hF 2 +B2(1 + F )2 ]) , (4.22) where 2F1 [a, b, c, d] is a hypergeometric function. The latter, the difference between the free energies of two embeddings, is numerically convergent. To treat the the infinitely large range for integration, we transform r→ r̃ = r r0 (4.23) r̃→ y− 14 . (4.24) Then ∫ ∞ r0 dr = r0 ∫ ∞ 1 dr̃ = 1 4 r0 ∫ 1 0 dy y− 5 4 . (4.25) As we can see in (4.20), we cannot rescale rh totally from our coordinate transformation. If ∆S is negative, the joined solution dominates, otherwise, the straight one dominates. We are able to evaluate it numerically(Figure 4.6). We con- sider f2 ≥ 0.46 for the stability of the model. When the horizon approaches the joined place, the pair of the probed branes favours a separation, i.e. symmetry restoration. Of our interest now is the effect from varying fields, the external magnetic field and the fluxes. The asymptotic boundary conditions of the embeddings, L = 2∆z(∞) of the joined solutions are the physical quantities altered by field theoretical point of view. The changing field quantities change r0. 23 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.6: Plot of ∆S vs r0 for a skinny solution.rh = 1, F = 0.5 and B = 0. We therefore plot of ∆S vs L to see the clearer effect from altered field quantities.(Figure 4.7) For B = 0, F = 0.5 and rh = 1, figure 4.7 shows that when L > Lc ≡ 0.595265, the chiral symmetry is broken. L > 0.640033 is not in our interests because it does not encourage any joined solution. If L >maximum of L, it is unphysical for joined solutions. In other words, ∆S = Sstraight for B = 0 is positively divergent for L > 0.640033 that we will ignore. It indicates we would have the straight solution in L > 0.640033, and it makes sense it is already bigger than Lc = 0.595265. Let us see the figure 4.8 that Lc for B = 10 is smaller than Lc without the magnetic field. Lc for B = 10 is 0.529752. For Lc(B = 10) < L = 0.55 < Lc(B = 0), the chiral symmetry has been restored by the external magnetic field, B = 10. S = Sstraight is positively so divergent for L > 0.590403 for B = 10. It is lower than the value for B = 0. These exotic phenomena are corroborated by the figure 4.9. Lc is mono- tonic decreasing with respect to B( at least until 100 order). This result is consistent with the result of [12]. The plot lines in the figure 4.9. can be interpreted as the line between two phases, chiral symmetry phase and broken chiral symmetry phase. Let us assume we have the system with asymptotic boundary L=0.5. For smaller B, it belongs to the area below the plot line in the figure 4.9, where ∆S is negative. In other words, the 24 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.7: Plot of ∆S vs L/2 for a skinny solution for rh = 1, F = 0.5 and B = 0. Second plot is enlarged for the critical part. joined embeddings are favoured as well as chiral symmetry is broken spon- taneously. As the magnetic field increases, L goes over the plot line of Lc, then it favours the straight embeddings and it has chiral symmetry phase. This is the unexpected inverse magnetic catalysis in the skinny solutions of the D7-branes pairs. The same numerical results can be seen from the another plots, the figure 4.10. It shows two plot lines. Let us see the blue(thin) one at first. The external magnetic field B=0 is fixed and the internal fluxes are changeable. We are not interested in f2 < 0.46 as well as f2 > 1. Now as increasing fluxes with a fixed magnetic field, the system favours broken symmetry phase. If we introduce an external magnetic field(B = 10 in the figure 4.10 for the 25 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.8: Plot of ∆S vs L/2 for a skinny solution with two magnetic fields, B=0(blue) and B=10(red and thick). (rh = 1, F = 0.5) Lc(Blue)= 0.595265 and Lc(Red)= 0.529752. Figure 4.9: Phase diagram with B. Plot of Lc vs B for a skinny solution for rh = 1 and F = 0.5. red plot line), the area for the broken symmetry phase is lowered down. If we have the asymptotic boundary L = 0.55 at f2 = 0.5, for B=0 it belongs to broken symmetry phase, but for B=10 the chiral symmetry is restored. 4.3.2 Magnetic catalysis in the fat solutions We will take ζ7 = +1 with the right branch for the fat solutions. The procedure to obtain the numerical results is almost the same as we did in the previous subsection for the skinny case. However, the numerical result is critically different(Figure 4.11). It is consistent with the magnetic catalysis 26 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.10: Phase diagram with fluxes. Plot of Lc vs F = f2 for a skinny solution for rh = 1. B = 0(blue and thin) and B = 10(red and thick). in the chiral field theory. Figure 4.11: Phase diagram with B. Plot of Lc vs B for a fat solution for rh = 1 and F = 0.5. It is so interesting that the magnetic field works reversely for two em- bedding solutions. Magnetic field might force the branes to be straighten. The magnitude of ż is in inverse proportion to |B| roughly. In other words, |ż|H < |ż|H=0 for each value of r(See the equation (4.8)) regardless of the value of ζ7, which endows the opposite to the result of the Sakai-Sugimoto model in the presence of the magnetic field researched by [13]. The magnetic field makes the profile D7/D̄7-branes less bend, so they meet farther to the boundary. In limit of B →∞, the configuration of the D3/D7-branes goes to D3/D5-branes which are BPS objects do not have any forces between them. Therefore, we conclude this realization of the magnetic catalysis would work only with relatively small magnetic field. In the figures 4.11 and 4.12, we 27 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.12: Phase diagram with fluxes. Plot of Lc vs F = f2 for a fat solution for rh = 1, B = 0(blue) and B = 1(red, thick). verify this conjecture that the effect of the magnetic field is definitely big- ger when B is relatively small. What I really mean is that f2 and B have different order, f2 ∼ O(1) and B ∼ O(10), to see the definite phenomena in the figures 4.11 and 4.12. On the other hand, the flux plays a big role here differently from skinny case where the flux does not change much the systems. In the figure 4.12, the plot also shows the opposite numerical result of the skinny solution. Therefore, we have seen both flux and magnetic field work reversely for the fat solution comparing with skinny solutions. For the skinny solutions, ∆S becomes negative as r0 < 2 regardless of B, F . That is the critical r0 where ∆S change the sign is quite small. For the fat solutions, however, the critical r0 becomes bigger very fast(See the figure 4.13 by increasing flux f2, and this makes Lc approaches zero too close to obtain the more exact numerical result. To understand these exotic phenomena with fat embedding, we should fully understand how we have the physical fat solutions not collapsed to fish unphysical ones. Let us remind the biggest difference between two solutions 28 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.13: Plot of ∆S vs r0 for a fat solution. rh = 1, B = 0 and F = 0.46(top) and F = 0.55(bottom). types(skinny or fat/fish) have the opposite signed Ramond-Ramond coeffi- cient, which we have seen at the figure 4.2. We don’t have any unphysical solution from skinny case(ζ7 = −1). It favours fish unphysical one for al- most r0. When we increase the flux more, i.e. f 2 > 0.557243(numerically obtained), it cannot have any physical fat solution. For f2 = 0.6, the values of L are all negative except for the origin where r0 is infinite. It is easier to understand why the magnetic catalysis works for the fat/fish solutions by comparing the figures 4.14, 4.15 and 4.16. We turn on the magnetic fields in the systems we introduced in the figure ?? do not have the physical solutions at all. The figure 4.15 makes an affirmation we definitely have the physical solutions. For instance, at r0 = 2.5 at the plots of the figures 4.15 and 4.17, they have positive L/2 and negative ∆S favour the physical fat joined solution. The red(thick) line in the figure 4.12 clarify above numerical results. It corresponds to the fat solutions with an external magnetic field, B = 1. As 29 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.14: Plots of L2 vs r0 for fat solutions for rh = 1, B = 0, F = 0.5573(top) and F = 0.6(bottom). All L/2 are negative, so we do not have any embedded solution in these plots. we discussed before, to stabilize the asymptotic solutions with constant ψ, we have f21 = f 2 2 = 0.46 regardless of the magnetic fields. Thus, red line also start from F = f2 ≥ 0.46. However, the configuration with B = 1 has physical solutions with bigger fluxes than the configuration without magnetic field. In more detail as f2 = 0.56, we have the positive Lc in the red(thick) line(for B = 1) contrary to no line in the blue thin line(for B = 0) in the figure 4.12. It is very noticeable that every line ends finitely with some specific fluxes in the figure 4.18. When fluxes are bigger than critical values for the fixed magnetic fields, there is no physical fat solution definitely. The plot lines in the figure ?? as well as all plots of Lc vs B or f 2 can be interpreted as the line between two phases, chiral symmetry phase and broken chiral symmetry phase. For non-zero magnetic fields, as we have seen at the figure 4.15, L become negative as r0 is rather big. Thus, if we find Lc with the 30 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.15: Plots of L2 vs r0 for fat solutions for rh = 1, F = 0.5573, B = 1(top) and F = 1, B = 10(bottom). same way above, we could have negative Lc. Since those embeddings are not constructible, we have cut the negative part in the figures 4.12 and 4.18. In sum, fat solutions are disfavoured by bigger fluxes, but the external magnetic field helps the physical fat solutions restored with those fluxes. Thus, we regard this as effectively emergent magnetic catalysis in the fat solutions. 31 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.16: The same system with ones in the figure 4.15, i.e. plots of L2 vs r0 for fat solutions for rh = 1, F = 0.5573, B = 1(top) and F = 1, B = 10(bottom). but used the 1/r0 axis to see all range of r0. Figure 4.17: Plot of ∆S vs r0 for fat solutions. rh = 1, F = 0.557253, B = 1(top) and F = 1, B = 10(bottom). 32 4.3. Magnetic Effect on the D7/D̄7-branes Model Figure 4.18: Phase diagram with a flux. Plot of Lc vs F = f2 for a fat solution for rh = 1, B = 0(blue), B = 1(red, thick), B = 3(Orange) and B = 10(Green). 33 Chapter 5 Construction of D3/D5-branes model D3/D5-branes system has been researched in various ways. It is worth considering D5-brane as a probe on the D3-branes supergravity background in the similar way to the D3/D7-branes model. Thus we used the same thermal D3-branes background except for Chern-Simons terms since we have only one flux on S2. L−2ds2 = r2 (− h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2 + dz2)+ dr2 h(r)r2 + dΩ25 (5.1) where h(r) = 1− r 4 h r4 (5.2) L4 = 4pigsN3α ′2 (5.3) dΩ25 = dψ 2 + sin2 ψdΩ22 + cos 2 ψdΩ̃22 (5.4) F5 = dC4 = 4L4 gs (r3dt ∧ dx ∧ dy ∧ dz ∧ dr) (5.5) gs L4 C4 = r 4h(r)dt ∧ dx ∧ dy ∧ dz (5.6) 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 D3 • • • • −−−−−− D5 • • •− • • • −−− (5.7) 34 5.1. The Effective Action We employ the same probe ansatz with the D3/D7-branes model, z = z(r) and ψ = ψ(r), and suppose constant ψ. D5-branes extend along t, x, y and wraps one S2. The external magnetic field and the electric field with fluxes on S2 is F =Frt(r)dr ∧ dt+ Fxy(r)dx ∧ dy + Fθφ(r)dθ ∧ dφ (5.8) = L2 2piα′ ( Ȧ0(r)dr ∧ dt+B dx ∧ dy + f 2 dΩ2 ) . (5.9) The induced metric on the D5-branes are described by L−2ds2 = r2 (− h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2)+ 1 + r2hψ̇2 + r4hż2 h(r)r2 dr2 + sin2 ψdΩ22 (5.10) and the full Lagrangian is L5 N5 = − √ V (ψ, r) √ 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 − Ȧ20 − r4hζ5fż (5.11) where V (ψ, r) = (r4 +B(r)2)(f2 + 4 sin4 ψ) (5.12) N5 = 2piN5T5L 6V2+1 gs . (5.13) Q5 ≡ 1N5 δL5 δȦ0 = Ȧ0 √ V (r, ψ) 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 − Ȧ20 (5.14) 5.1 The Effective Action The first Routhian we obtained from the Legendre transformation with re- spect to A0 is, R (1) 5 =−L5 +N5Q5 Ȧ0 (5.15) =−N5 √ 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 √ V (r, ψ) +Q25 −N5r4hζ5fż (5.16) 35 5.1. The Effective Action The conjugate momentum of the z(r) for the D5 branes is defined by Pz ≡ 1N5 δR (1) 5 δz (5.17) =− √ V (ψ, r) r4hż√ 1 + r4hż2 − r4hζ5f (5.18) Then the second Routhian we obtain from the Legendre transformation with respect to z is R (2) 5 =−R(1)5 +N5Pz ż (5.19) =−N5 √ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ V (r, ψ) +Q25 − (Pz + ζ5fr4h)2 r4h (5.20) 5.1.1 Linearized action and asymptotes D3/D7-branes configuration is unstable without flux, but D3/D5-branes configuration is stable regardless of the presence of flux.VII My point in the D3/D7-branes model was that the existence of flux on two 2-spheres is essential to stabilize the systems, but we do not have such necessity on the D3/D5-branes model. Nevertheless, we will introduce an external magnetic field and fluxes repeatedly to better understand the phenomena of the joined solutions with various an external magnetic field and fluxes. To clarify it, we expand the second full Routhian to quadratic order in small asymptotic fluctuations of ψ again. By assumption, ψ(r) =constant to simplify the problem. Similarly to the case of the D7-branes, we will omit subscript 5 for the most of field quantities. 1 N5 ∂R(2) ∂ψ̇ = − r 2hψ̇√ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ V (r, ψ) +Q25 − (Pz + ζ5fr4h)2 r4h = 0 (5.21) VIISpeaking rigorously, for the fat solutions it is incorrect, because it is unstable with bigger flux than some specific flux as we have seen through D7/D̄7-branes model. 36 5.1. The Effective Action Therefore, 1 N5 ∂R(2) ∂ψ = 0 (5.22) by the Lagrange equation, and it yields ∂ ∂ψ [ V (r, ψ) +Q25 ] =−16(r4 +B2) cos3 ψ sinψ (5.23) =−8(r4 +B2) cos2 ψ sin 2ψ (5.24) =−4(r4 +B2)(1 + cos 2ψ) sin 2ψ (5.25) = 0 Thus, the constant ψ solutions are specifically ψ = 0, pi/2. The former one ψ = 0 means the two sphere wrapped by D5-branes vanishes. Therefore the only possible constant solution for this model is ψ = pi/2 which D5-branes wrap the maximal S2. It is in agreement with the D3/D5-model described in [8]. Now we are ready to expand the second full Routhian to quadratic order in small asymptotic fluctuations of ψ around the ψ̄ = pi/2. ψ = ψ̄ + φ (5.26) where |φ| 1, and the full Routhian expands to quadratic order as −R (2) N5 = √ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ V (r, ψ) +Q25 − (Pz + ζ7fr4h)2 r4h ≡ √ 1 + r2ψ̇ W (r, ψ) (5.27) ∼ (1 + 1 2 r2hφ̇2 ) · (W (r, ψ̄) + ∂W ∂ψ |ψ̄φ+ 1 2 ∂2W ∂ψ2 |ψ̄φ2 ) +O(φ3)(5.28) ∼ 1 2 W̄ (r)r2hφ̇2 + ∂W̄ ∂ψ φ+ 1 2 ∂2W̄ ∂ψ2 φ2. (5.29) For large r, W̄ (r) = w1r 2 + w2 r2 +O( 1 r6 ) (5.30) where w1≡ √ f2 + 4 sin4 ψ̄ − ζ25f2 (5.31) = √ 4 sin4 ψ̄ = 2 sin2 ψ̄ (5.32) 37 5.1. The Effective Action The leading term, w1(ψ̄) is independent of B, ζ5, Q5 and even f. The next order will depend on ∆, and we will confine our field quantities to stabilize the asymptotic scalar field with this order. w1 d dr ( r4φ̇ ) = r2 ∂2w1 ∂ψ̄2 φ, (5.33) in other expression, ∆(∆ + 3) = w′′1(ψ̄) w1(ψ̄) = −2 (5.34) in the order of r2+∆. Thus, ∆ = −2, −1. It agrees with [8] that m2 = − 2 L2AdS4 , and it satisfies the BF bound in the asymptotic AdS4 geometry as an induced metric of the D5-branes. Therefore, we do not have any restriction for the magnitude of the flux on S2 differently from the case for D7-branes. 38 Chapter 6 D5/D̄5-branes model with constant ψ The momentum with respect to z for the D5/D̄5-branes model is also con- served since the coordinate z is still cyclic in the Lagrangian and Routhians. ∂L5 ∂ż =Pz = − √ V (ψ, r) r4hż√ 1 + r4hż2 − r4hζ5f (6.1) =−(r40 − r4h) ( sgn(ż0) √ V (ψ0, r0) r40 − r4h + ζ5f ) (6.2) Solve the equation to get ż, and plug it into the full Lagrangian including WZ terms. ż2 = (Pz + r 4hζ5f) 2 r4h ( V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ5f)2 ) (6.3) ż=−(Pz + r4hζ5f) √√√√ 1 r4h ( V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ5f)2 ) (6.4) We should compare the action or free energy of the straight solutions and the joined ones in order to see whether the joined solution is stable or not. The on-shell action for the joined solution is 39 Chapter 6. D5/D̄5-branes model with constant ψ Sjoin N5 = ∫ ∞ r0 dr − √ V 2r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ5f)2 − ζ5f √ (Pz + r4hζ5f)2r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ5f)2(6.5) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − V + (Pz + r4hζ5f)ζ5f ]√ r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ5f)2 (6.6) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − V + Pzζ5f + r4hf2 ]√ r4h V r4h− (Pz + r4hζ5f)2 (6.7) F = f2 = f21 = f 2 2 was positive for the D3/D7-branes model, so we concerned the sign of ζ7, but now instead, we should concern the sign of the product of ζ5 and f , i.e. ζ5 f . For the straight solution, Pz = 0 because D5-branes reach to the horizon, so the action is Sstraight N5 = ∫ ∞ rh dr ( − V + r4hf2 )√ r4h V r4h− (r4hf)2 (6.8) As confirming before, the action for the straight solutions is independent of ζ, the orientation. By (6.4), the sign of ż is the same as that of α5(r) ≡ −(Pz + r4hζ5f) = −Pz − r4hζ5f. (6.9) As we mentioned earlier, the sign ż at r =∞ is the same as the sign of −ζ5f . The classification for all solutions(skinny, fat and fish type) is almost the same as D7-branes case except that ζ5 f is replaced by ζ7. From the equation (6.2), Pz = Pz ( z = 0, r = r0) =−(r40 − r4h)|f | [ sign(ż0) √ (1 + 4 f2 ) (r40 +B2 r40 − r4h ) + ζ5 f |f | ] .(6.10) This formula (6.10) also supports that the sign of Pz is not altered in this model considering D5-branes. We obtain the summarized table 6.1. 40 6.1. Magnetic Effect on the D5/D̄5-branes Model left branch right branch z(r) < 0 , ż0 < 0 z(r) > 0, ż0 > 0 Pz > 0 Pz < 0 ζ5f = +1 ż(∞) < 0→ ”SKINNY!” ż(∞) < 0→ ”FAT!” ζ5f = −1 ż(∞) > 0→ ”FAT!” ż(∞) > 0→ ”SKINNY!” Table 6.1: Classification for Skinny/Fat solution for D5/D̄5-branes pair. 6.1 Magnetic Effect on the D5/D̄5-branes Model In this section, we will introduce the numerical results for the D5-branes joined solution. The computational results for the D5/D̄5-branes model on ż, ∆S, Pz are almost the same as those for D7/D̄7-branes model. They are little different each other only at some constants given by different constant solution for ψ, and have different S2 embedding. In other words, the D7- branes wrap equatorial S2×S2 with ψ = pi/4 and that the D5-branes wrap maximal S2 with ψ = pi/2. As a result, we expect D5/D̄5-branes model might not be much different from the D7/D̄7-branes model. 6.1.1 Numerical plots of the fat solutions In fat solutions, the last statement of the previous section is true. We will introduce only few plots for this model. We can obtain the main ideas from the plot of Lc vs B or f . All numerical results for the fat solutions yield the same conclusion with the D7/D̄7-branes model. The only difference we have found is the slight change of the magnitude of critical f where Lc = 0. By the way, for skinny solutions, we will see the different numerical result. 41 6.1. Magnetic Effect on the D5/D̄5-branes Model Figure 6.1: Plot of Lc vs B for D5-branes fat joined solutions. f = 0.5 We see both magnetic catalysis and inverse one. 6.1.2 Numerical plots of the skinny solutions Let us see the figure 6.2. Comparing with the figure 4.11, the lines for the various external magnetic fields cross each other. Roughly as f is bigger than 0.6, we can see the same numerical result we have seen in the figure 4.11. Lc is smaller as B is bigger. It shows the inverse magnetic catalysis again. However, when f is smaller than 0.4, Lc is the biggest when B is the biggest B = 10. These plots verify the fat joined solutions for the D5/D̄5-branes model show the magnetic catalysis phenomenon. By the way, it is hard to discern which phenomenon is favoured around f = 0.5 since we chose only three values for the magnetic fields in the figure 6.2. To better understanding, see the next figure 6.3. In this case, we can see both phenomena in one plot. Magnetic catalysis in the region of smaller magnetic fields, and the inverse magnetic catalysis in that of bigger magnetic fields. 42 6.1. Magnetic Effect on the D5/D̄5-branes Model Figure 6.2: Plot of Lc vs f . B = 0(Blue and thin). B = 1(Red and thick). B = 10(green and dashed. Figure 6.3: Plot of Lc vs B. f = 0.5 We see both magnetic catalysis and inverse one. 43 Chapter 7 Conclusion : Summary, the Domain Wall Configuration and the Perspective Figure 7.1: Phase diagrams for the defect system. Above any fixed curve, the dominant solution is given by the two disconnected brane worldvolumes, i.e. the symmetric phase. The joined solutions, the broken symmetry phase, dominates below the curve. 44 Chapter 7. Conclusion : Summary, the Domain Wall Configuration and the Perspective Each curve is at fixed αVIII, above the curve being the flavour symmetric phase where the stacks do not join while below the curve the symmetry is broken to the diagonal subgroup by brane recombination. We can see that for α negative, the stacks always join at small enough L. This is quite intuitive since the background F5 assists the native attraction of the brane and anti-brane so there is no effect to prevent their joining. On the other hand, we see that for large enough positive α, the stacks do not join at small L unless there is also a strong enough external magnetic field. Intuitively, the force from the background F5 is strong enough to overcome the brane/anti- brane attraction even at arbitrarily small separation. We studied D7- and D5-branes models including internal fluxes and an external magnetic fields. Introducing these kinds of internal fluxes on S2 can be important in the field theory. First of all, they yield magnetic monopoles. It is one of the most simple topological objects we can consider. Now we can regard those probe branes as a charged effective D3-branes. These charged probe branes contribute to the overall Ramond-Ramond flux of the system. We use flux quantization conditions [8], [9] f = 2piα′ L2 n Nk (7.1) on the probe Dk-branes, where n is integer and Nk is the number of the probed branes. For D7-branes, we have two f’s and two n’s. We used O(1)- fluxes all over this paper. Since α′ is so small, the integers as the quantized magnetic charges are very huge by (7.1). It is related to the supergravity limit for the AdS/CFT conjecture, and means we can treat f as a constant parameter in our models. Let us recall the induced metric for D5-branes probed on thermal D3- VIIIα is a parameter to briefly generalize relations of ζ and fluxes. From above investi- gations did we find these joined model have a common aspect. To better understand the generalization, see [18] 45 Chapter 7. Conclusion : Summary, the Domain Wall Configuration and the Perspective branes background. ds2D5 = r2 L2 (−h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2 + dz2) + ( L 2 r2h(r) + r2 L2 z′(r)2)dr2 + L2dΩ22 (7.2) when the radius of horizon is zero, rh = 0, the equation of motion with respect to z yields z′(r) = L2f r2 (7.3) The induced metric corresponds to AdS4 × S2 with an AdS radius of curvature LAdS = L √ 1 + f2. ds2D5 = r2 L2 (−dt2 + dx2 + dy2) + L2(1 + f2)dr 2 r2 + L2dΩ22 (7.4) With this supersymmetric profile, we obtained z(r) = −L2f/r. Assume f > 0. If we include back reaction, asymptotically with respect to z, the five form flux should be changed Nc → Nc + n. Without the supersymmetric profile, i.e. if we consider thermal D3-branes background at finite temperature, we would see the same result asymptotically in terms of the charges carried by the flux added to Ramond-Ramond charges. It is very interesting and important we can interpret this charge shift as the change of the rank of a gauge group in the dual CFT, SU(Nc)→ SU(Nc+n) in the region indicated by z(r) probing coordinate.(See 7.1) Using the example we introduced above, since the region of z(r) is negative, we have U(Nc) gauge theory as z > 0. Thus, if we have the probed multiple charged defects, we have a spatially symmetry breaking pattern in the dual field theory.[8] Now it is so natural to think the joined solution in terms of the finite- width domain wall of the dual field theory. The 2+1 dimensional world volume of the defect conformal field theory can be interpreted as the domain wall of the 3+1 dimensional conformal field theory. We should be careful we didn’t introduce the orientation, ζ in above simple model. Let us consider the skinny joined solution at first, then the charges carried by the flux has the same sign with the Ramond-Ramond charges and we have a contribution 46 Chapter 7. Conclusion : Summary, the Domain Wall Configuration and the Perspective Figure 7.2: A cartoon representation of a probe brane (dashed line) carrying D3- charge k bending to become parallel with the stack of N3 D3-branes sourcing the AdS geometry, represented by the solid lines at the bottom. The arrows represent brane worldvolume orientation. The dual gauge group is SU(N3) toward the right while it is enhanced to SU(N3 + k) to the left. given by anti-branes, so we have U(Nc + 2n) gauge theory inside the joined solution 2+1 dimensional hypersurface. On the other hand, for the fat joined solution, we have U(Nc − 2n) gauge theory inside the joined solution since the orientation of the probed branes and the sign of the charges carried by the fluxes are the opposite to those of the background D-branes. It will help us to understand the physics of graphene which is described by emergent massless 2+1-dimensional Dirac fermions. 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Kim, Flavor-symmetry Breaking with Charged Probes, ; arXiv:hep-th/1109.4952 49 Appendix A Legendre Transforms We used the Routhian in the body of the paper to explain the effective La- grangians. Here we generally introduce how to compute the Legendre trans- forms for a particular square root Lagrangian which appears frequently in brane embeddings, i.e. from the DBI Lagrangian, and geodesic equations. Such problems come down to an effective one dimensional Lagrangian me- chanics problem where the role of time is played by some radial or angular coordinate, which we’ll call τ to be definite. The embedding coordinates and other possible worldvolume degrees of freedom (such as gauge fields) we’ll denote collectively by φi(τ). Our first model Lagrangian is L = − √ Υ + gijφ̇iφ̇j (A.1) with dots being derivatives w.r.t τ and gij and Υ functions of the φ i, and even τ explicitly, but not the φ̇i for which the transform is being done. That is, Υ could depend on ẋ if the Legendre transform will only be for y and z. We assume that gij is an invertible matrix. Each φ has a conjugate momentum given by Pi ≡ ∂L ∂φi = − gijφ̇ j√ Υ + gijφ̇iφ̇j = gijφ̇ j L (A.2) We can invert (A.2) to get φ̇i = LgijPj (A.3) 50 Appendix A. Legendre Transforms with gij the matrix inverse of gij . Substituting this into (A.1) gives L = − √ Υ + L2gijPiPj (A.4) which we can solve for L to get L = − √ Υ 1− gijPiPj (A.5) We can then easily compute the Hamiltonian −H ≡L− Piφ̇i =L ( 1− gijPiPj ) =− √ Υ √ 1− gijPiPj (A.6) Similarly, but with a more tedious computation, we can take a La- grangian with a term which sometimes arises from the Wess-Zumino action, L = − √ Υ + gijφ̇iφ̇j + αiφ̇ i (A.7) where, as in (A.1), we allow Υ, gij and αi to depend on φ i but not the derivatives. We get the Hamiltonian −H ≡L− Piφ̇i =− √ Υ √ 1− gij (Pi − αi) (Pj − αj) (A.8) Finally, an even more complicated example L = − √ Υ + 2βiφ̇i + gijφ̇iφ̇j + αiφ̇ i + Γ (A.9) Again, the undetermined parameters can be functions of the φ’s but not φ̇’s. This can be reduced to the previous case by defining Υ̃ = Υ− gijβiβj χ̇i = φ̇i + gijβj L̃=L+ gijαiβj − Γ (A.10) 51 Appendix A. Legendre Transforms and we get the form (A.7), with L̃ = − √ Υ̃ + gijχ̇iχ̇j + αiχ̇ i (A.11) Then (A.8) tells us that −H̃ ≡ L̃− P̃iχ̇i =− √ Υ̃ √ 1− gij ( P̃i − αi )( P̃j − αj ) (A.12) where P̃i = ∂L̃ ∂χ̇i (A.13) Now note that ∂L̃ ∂χ̇i = ∂L ∂φ̇i (A.14) so that P̃ = P . Then we have −H̃ ≡ L̃− P̃iχ̇i =L+ gijαiβj − Pi ( φ̇i + gijβj ) − Γ =−H + gij (αi − Pi)βj − Γ (A.15) Then from (A.12) we have −H =−H̃ + gij (Pi − αi)βj =− √ Υ̃ √ 1− gij ( P̃i − αi )( P̃j − αj ) + gij (Pi − αi)βj + Γ =− √ Υ− gijβiβj √ 1− gij (Pi − αi) (Pj − αj) + gij (Pi − αi)βj + Γ (A.16) 52 Appendix B D3/D̄3-branes Model B.1 Construction of D3/D3-model and the Full Effective Action The phenomenon from various fields in above D5-, D7-branes pair model was complicated not to obtain the analytical results. To better understand above branes/anti-branes model, we need to look into D3/D̄3-branes model on the thermal D3-branes background, where we don’t need to introduce the flux. It is the simplest we can consider with external magnetic field and construction on the plane of r(z) and z. L−2ds2 = r2 (− h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2 + dz2)+ dr2 h(r)r2 + dΩ25 (B.1) where h(r) = 1− r 4 h r4 (B.2) L4 = 4pigsN3α ′2 (B.3) dΩ25 = dψ 2 + sin2 ψdΩ22 + cos 2 ψdΩ̃22 (B.4) F5 = dC4 = 4L4 gs (r3dt ∧ dx ∧ dy ∧ dz ∧ dr) (B.5) gs L4 C4 = r 4h(r)dt ∧ dx ∧ dy ∧ dz (B.6) This model still give the defect 2+1 dimensional conformal field theory, 53 B.1. Construction of D3/D3-model and the Full Effective Action and the defect constructions are described by the following array: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 D3 • • • • −−−−−− D5 • • •− • −−−−− (B.7) We use the probe ansatz, z = z(r). D3-probe branes extend along t, x, y and r. F =Frt(r)dr ∧ dt+ Fxy(r)dx ∧ dy (B.8) = L2 2piα′ ( Ȧ0(r)dr ∧ dt+B dx ∧ dy). (B.9) The induced metric on D3-branes are described by L−2ds2 = r2 (− h(r)dt2 + dx2 + dy2)+ 1 + r2hψ̇2 + r4hż2 h(r)r2 dr2 (B.10) and the full Lagrangian is L3 Nf = − √ r4 +B2 √ 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 − Ȧ20 − r4hζ3ż (B.11) where Nf = NfTfL 4V2+1 gs .IX (B.12) Qf ≡ 1Nf δL3 δȦ0 = Ȧ0 √ r4 +B2 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 − Ȧ20 (B.13) The first Routhian we obtained from the Legendre transformation w.r.t A0 is, R (1) 3 =−L3 +Nf Q3 Ȧ0 (B.14) =−Nf √ 1 + r2hψ̇ + r4hż2 √ r4 +B2 +Q23 −Nfr4hζ3ż (B.15) IXI will avoid to use N3, N3 and T3 since it is confusing with the number of D3-branes as a thermal sugergravity background. 54 B.2. D3/D̄3-branes Model The conjugate momentum of z(r) for D5-branes is defined by Pz ≡ 1Nf δR (1) 3 δz (B.16) =− √ r4 +B2 r4hż√ 1 + r4hż2 − r4hζ3 (B.17) Then the second Routhian is R (2) 3 =−R(1)3 +NfPz ż (B.18) =−N5 √ 1 + r2ψ̇ √ r4 +B2 +Q23 − (Pz + ζ3h)2 r4h (B.19) B.2 D3/D̄3-branes Model We introduced D3/D̄3-branes model here in the appendix, to help under- standing D5-, D7-branes model in the body of the paper. The momentum with respect to z for the D3/D̄3-branes model is also conserved since z is still cyclic in the Lagrangian and Routhians. ∂L3 ∂ż =Pz = − √ r4 +B2 r4hż√ 1 + r4hż2 − r4hζ3 (B.20) =−(r40 − r4h) ( sgn(ż0) √ r40 +B 2 r40 − r4h + ζ3 ) (B.21) Solve the equation to get ż, and plug into the full Lagrangian including WZ terms. ż2 = (Pz + r 4hζ3) 2 r4h ( r4h(r4 +B2)− (Pz + r4hζ3)2 ) (B.22) ż=−(Pz + r4hζ3) √√√√ 1 r4h ( r4h(r4 +B2)− (Pz + r4hζ3)2 ) (B.23) 55 B.2. D3/D̄3-branes Model To see the joined solution is stable or not, we should compare the action or free energy of the straight solutions and the joined ones. The on-shell action for the joined solution is Sjoin Nf = SDBI Nf + SWZ Nf = ∫ ∞ r0 dr − √ (r4 + B2)2r4h r4h(r4 + B2)− (Pz + r4hζ3)2 − ζ3 √ (Pz + r4hζ3)2r4h r4h(r4 + B2)− (Pz + r4hζ3)2 (B.24) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − r4 − B2 + (Pz + r4hζ3)ζ3 ]√ r4h r4h(r4 + B2)− (Pz + r4hζ3)2 (B.25) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − r4 − B2 + Pzζ3 + r4h ]√ r4h r4h(r4 + B2)− (Pz + r4hζ3)2 (B.26) = ∫ ∞ r0 dr [ − r4h − B2 + Pzζ3 ]√√√√ 1 r4 + B2 − (Pz+r4hζ3)2 r4h (B.27) Now what we should concern is the only ζ3 to classify physical solutions, skinny and fat ones. For the straight solution, Pz = 0 because D3-branes reach to the horizon, therefore the action is following. Sstraight Nf = ∫ ∞ rh dr ( − r4h −B2 )√ r4h r4h(r4 +B2)− (r4h)2 (B.28) = ∫ ∞ rh dr ( − r4h −B2 )√ r4h r4h(r4h +B 2) (B.29) = ∫ ∞ rh dr − √ r4h +B 2 (B.30) Thus, we can see definitely the free energy for the straight embedding is linearly divergent. The free energy for the joined embedding should be linearly divergent in order to have finite ∆S. By (B.23), the sign of ż is the same as that of α3(r) ≡ −(Pz + r4hζ3) = −Pz − r4hζ3. (B.31) The sign ż at r =∞ is the same as the sign of −ζ3. From the equation (B.21), Pz = Pz ( z = 0, r = r0) =−(r40 − r4h) [ sign(ż0) √ r40 +B 2 r40 − r4h + ζ3 ] . (B.32) 56 B.2. D3/D̄3-branes Model left branch right branch z(r) < 0 , ż0 < 0 z(r) > 0, ż0 > 0 Pz > 0 Pz < 0 ζ3 = +1 ż(∞) < 0→ ”SKINNY!” ż(∞) < 0→ ”FAT!” ζ3 = −1 ż(∞) > 0→ ”FAT!” ż(∞) > 0→ ”SKINNY!” Table B.1: Classification for Skinny/Fat solution for D3/D̄3-branes pair. This formula (B.32) also support that the sign of Pz is not changed in this model considered D3 -branes. Strictly speaking, Pz can be zero as B = 0, rh = 0, and the sign of ż0 and ζ3 are opposite each other. In this case, Pz can have either sign of positive or negative. We obtain the table summarized. This model does not look different from the previous two models for D5-, D7-branes pairs. However, unfortunately, ∆S is linear divergent positively regardless of the value of B, r0 > rh = 1 for both fat and skinny types. It is easy to check because we can calculate the integration as the analytic function. It is divergent at r-infinity. Since ∆S is positive, the straight solutions dominate. However, the straight solution is also unphysical in this model. ż(r) is also obtained analytically. It is constant, so it yields infinite ∆z, L. 57
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Title | Holographic description of magnetic effect on chiral field theory |
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Kim, Namshik |
Publisher | University of British Columbia |
Date Issued | 2011 |
Description | In this thesis, we will study a top-down string theory holographic model of strongly interacting relativistic 2+1 dimensional fermions. We study the defect theory as examining a charged probe D7-branes/anti-branes model and a charged probe D5-branes/anti-branes model on the thermal AdS₅×S⁵ geometry. We use the branes pair model to depict a geometrical chiral symmetry breaking. We are especially interested in the holographic magnetic effect on the flavour symmetries. |
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Thesis/Dissertation |
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Language | eng |
Date Available | 2011-10-24 |
Provider | Vancouver : University of British Columbia Library |
Rights | Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported |
DOI | 10.14288/1.0072368 |
URI | http://hdl.handle.net/2429/38170 |
Degree |
Master of Science - MSc |
Program |
Physics |
Affiliation |
Science, Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Department of |
Degree Grantor | University of British Columbia |
GraduationDate | 2011-11 |
Campus |
UBCV |
Scholarly Level | Graduate |
Rights URI | http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ |
AggregatedSourceRepository | DSpace |
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