We construct electrically charged AdS5 black hole solutions whose charge, mass and boost-parameters vary slowly with the space-time coordinates. From the perspective of the dual theory, these areâ€¦ (More)

We study a defect conformal field theory describing D3-branes intersecting over two spacetime dimensions. This theory admits an exact Lagrangian description which includes both twoandâ€¦ (More)

We review recent progress in studying mesons within gauge/gravity duality, in the context of adding flavour degrees of freedom to generalizations of the AdS/CFT correspondence. Our main focus is onâ€¦ (More)

We use AdS/CFT duality to study the large Nc limit of the meson spectrum on the Higgs branch of a strongly coupled, N = 2 supersymmetric SU(Nc) gauge theory with Nf = 2 fundamental hypermultiplets.â€¦ (More)

The implications of conformal invariance, as relevant in quantum field theories at a renormalisation group fixed point, are analysed with particular reference to results for correlation functionsâ€¦ (More)

We study four-dimensional superconformal field theories coupled to three-dimensional superconformal boundary or defect degrees of freedom. Starting with bulk N = 2, d = 4 theories, we constructâ€¦ (More)

We use AdS/CFT duality to study the thermodynamics of a strongly coupled N = 2 supersymmetric large Nc SU(Nc) gauge theory with Nf = 2 fundamental hypermultiplets. At finite temperature T and isospinâ€¦ (More)

In view of extending gauge/gravity dualities with flavour beyond the probe approximation, we establish the gravity dual description of mesons for a three-dimensional super Yang-Mills theory withâ€¦ (More)

We discuss conformally covariant differential operators, which under local rescalings of the metric, Î´Ïƒg Î¼Î½ = 2Ïƒg , transform according to Î´Ïƒâˆ† = râˆ†Ïƒ+(sâˆ’r)Ïƒâˆ† for some r if âˆ† is s th order. It is shownâ€¦ (More)

We investigate gauge/gravity duals with flavour for which pure-gauge KalbRamond B fields are turned on in the background, into which a D7 brane probe is embedded. First we consider the case of aâ€¦ (More)