Bulg. J. Phys. vol.38 no.1 (2011), pp. 043-071

Strings, Deformed Backgrounds and String/Gauge Theory Correspondence

R.C. Rashkov1,2
1Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology, Wiedner Hauptstr. 8-10, 1040 Vienna, Austria
2Department of Physics, University of Sofia, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
Abstract. In this article we review the deformations of the string background and its implications to the string gauge theory duality. We present the solution generating technique suggested by Lunin and Maldacena as well as some generalizations. The presentation is accompanied with examples and solutions of problems related to string/gauge theory duality.

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