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Title: Higher rank ABJM Wilson loops from matrix models

We compute the vacuum expectation values of 1/6 supersymmetric Wilson loops in higher dimensional representations of the gauge group in ABJM theory. We then present results for the m-symmetric and m-antisymmetric representations by exploiting standard matrix model techniques. At leading order, in the saddle point approximation, our expressions reproduce holographic results from both D6 and D2 branes corresponding to the antisymmetric and symmetric representations, respectively. We also compute 1/N corrections to the leading saddle point results.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Haverford College, Haverford, PA (United States)
  2. Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics and Dept. of Physics
  3. The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (Italy)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0007859; PHY 1559988
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Springer Berlin
Research Org:
Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 1/N Expansion; AdS-CFT Correspondence; Supersymmetric gauge theory; Wilson; ’t Hooft and Polyakov loops
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