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A Concise Review on M5-brane in Large C-Field Background

@article{Ho2009ACR,
  title={A Concise Review on M5-brane in Large C-Field Background},
  author={Pei-Ming Ho},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2009}
}
  • P. Ho
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
We give a concise review of recent developments of the M5-brane theory derived from the Bagger-Lambert model. It is a 6 dimensional supersymmetric self-dual gauge theory describing an M5-brane in a large constant $C$-field background. The non-Abelian gauge symmetry corresponds to diffeomorphisms preserving an exact 3-form on the worldvolume, which defines a Nambu-Poisson bracket. Various interesting geometric and algebraic properties of the theory are discussed. 

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