Chiral Symmetry Breaking and Pions in Non-Supersymmetric Gauge/Gravity Duals

  title={Chiral Symmetry Breaking and Pions in Non-Supersymmetric Gauge/Gravity Duals},
  author={J.Babington and J.Erdmenger and N.Evans and Z.Guralnik and I.Kirsch},
We study gravity duals of large N non-supersymmetric gauge theories with matter in the fundamental representation by introducing a D7-brane probe into deformed AdS backgrounds. In particular, we consider a D7-brane probe in both the AdS Schwarzschild black hole solution and in the background found by Constable and Myers, which involves a non-constant dilaton and S 5 radius. Both these backgrounds exhibit confinement of fundamental matter and a discrete glueball and meson spectrum. We numerically… 

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