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Wilson loops and minimal surfaces
The AdS-CFT correspondence suggests that the Wilson loop of the large N gauge theory with $\mathcal{N}=4$ supersymmetry in four dimensions is described by a minimal surface inExpand
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From Weak to Strong Coupling in ABJM Theory
The partition function of $${\mathcal{N}=6}$$ supersymmetric Chern–Simons-matter theory (known as ABJM theory) on $${\mathbb{S}^3}$$ , as well as certain Wilson loop observables, are captured by aExpand
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All-genus calculation of Wilson loops using D-branes
The standard prescription for calculating a Wilson loop in the AdS/CFT correspondence is by a string world-sheet ending along the loop at the boundary of AdS. For a multiply wrapped Wilson loop thisExpand
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Green-Schwarz string in AdS5 × S5: semiclassical partition function
A systematic approach to the study of semiclassical fluctuations of strings in AdS5 ? S5 based on the Green-Schwarz formalism is developed. We show that the string partition function is well definedExpand
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Wilson loops in 3-dimensional N=6 supersymmetric Chern-Simons Theory and their string theory duals
archiveprefix: arXiv primaryclass: hep-th reportnumber: HU-EP-08-20 slaccitation: %%CITATION = ARXIV:0809.2787;%%
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Supersymmetric Wilson loops on S**3.
This paper studies in great detail a family of supersymmetric Wilson loop operators in = 4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory we have recently found. For a generic curve on an S3 in space-time theExpand
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Gauge theory loop operators and Liouville theory
We propose a correspondence between loop operators in a family of four dimensional $$ \mathcal{N} $$ = 2 gauge theories on S4 — including Wilson, ‘t Hooft and dyonic operators — and Liouville theoryExpand
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A supermatrix model for [FORMULA] = 6 super Chern-Simons-matter theory
We construct the Wilson loop operator of [FORMULA] = 6 super Chern-Simons-matter which is invariant under half of the supercharges of the theory and is dual to the simplest macroscopic open string inExpand
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Integrable Wilson loops
A bstractThe generalized quark-antiquark potential of $ \mathcal{N}=4 $ supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory on $ {{\mathbb{S}}^3}\times \mathbb{R} $ calculates the potential between a pair of heavyExpand
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Generalized quark-antiquark potential at weak and strong coupling
We study a two-parameter family of Wilson loop operators in $ \mathcal{N} = 4 $ super-symmetric Yang-Mills theory which interpolates smoothly between the 1/2 BPS line or circle and a pair ofExpand
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