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Title: The M-theory S-matrix from ABJM: beyond 11D supergravity

Abstract

We show that by studying the flat spacetime limit of the Mellin amplitude associated with the four-point correlation function of scalar operators in the stress tensor multiplet of ABJM theory, one can produce the momentum expansion of the M-theory four-graviton S-matrix elements. Using CFT data previously obtained from the supersymmetric localization method, we carry out this procedure explicitly to the second nontrivial order in the momentum expansion, and recover precisely the known R 4 contribution to the scattering amplitude of super-gravitons in M-theory in eleven dimensions.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ (United States). Joseph Henry Lab. of Physics
  2. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Jefferson Physical Lab.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1507579
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-91ER40654
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2018; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; AdS-CFT Correspondence; Conformal Field Theory; M-Theory

Citation Formats

Chester, Shai M., Pufu, Silviu S., and Yin, Xi. The M-theory S-matrix from ABJM: beyond 11D supergravity. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1007/jhep08(2018)115.
Chester, Shai M., Pufu, Silviu S., & Yin, Xi. The M-theory S-matrix from ABJM: beyond 11D supergravity. United States. doi:10.1007/jhep08(2018)115.
Chester, Shai M., Pufu, Silviu S., and Yin, Xi. Tue . "The M-theory S-matrix from ABJM: beyond 11D supergravity". United States. doi:10.1007/jhep08(2018)115. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1507579.
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title = {The M-theory S-matrix from ABJM: beyond 11D supergravity},
author = {Chester, Shai M. and Pufu, Silviu S. and Yin, Xi},
abstractNote = {We show that by studying the flat spacetime limit of the Mellin amplitude associated with the four-point correlation function of scalar operators in the stress tensor multiplet of ABJM theory, one can produce the momentum expansion of the M-theory four-graviton S-matrix elements. Using CFT data previously obtained from the supersymmetric localization method, we carry out this procedure explicitly to the second nontrivial order in the momentum expansion, and recover precisely the known R4 contribution to the scattering amplitude of super-gravitons in M-theory in eleven dimensions.},
doi = {10.1007/jhep08(2018)115},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 8,
volume = 2018,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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