Mukhi, S. and Rangamani, M. and Verlinde, E. P. (2002) 'Strings from quivers, membranes from moose.', Journal of high energy physics., 05 . p. 23.
We consider = 2 moose/quiver gauge theories corresponding to N1 D3-branes at a 2/N2 singularity in the ``large moose'' limit where N1 and N2 are scaled to infinity together. In the dual holographic description, this scaling gives rise to a maximally supersymmetric pp-wave background with a compact light-cone direction. We identify the gauge theory operators that describe the Discrete Light-Cone Quantization (DLCQ) of the string in this background. For each discrete light-cone momentum and winding sector there is a separate ground state and Fock space. The large moose/quiver diagram provides a useful graphical representation of the string and its excitations. This representation has a natural explanation in a T-dual language. The dual theory is a non-relativistic type-IIA string wound around the T-dual direction, and bound by a quadratic newtonian potential. We end with some comments on D-string/D-particle states, a possible lift to M-theory and the relation to deconstruction.
|Keywords:||M-Theory, Penrose limit, pp-wave background.|
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|Publisher Web site:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2002/05/023|
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