# Conformal defects in supergravity — backreacted Dirac delta sources

@article{Janik2015ConformalDI, title={Conformal defects in supergravity — backreacted Dirac delta sources}, author={Romuald A. Janik and Jakub Jankowski and Piotr Witkowski}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2015}, volume={2015}, pages={1-19} }

A bstractWe construct numerically gravitational duals of theories deformed by localized Dirac delta sources for scalar operators both at zero and at finite temperature. We find that requiring that the backreacted geometry preserves the original scale invariance of the source uniquely determines the potential for the scalar field to be the one found in a certain Kaluza-Klein compactification of 11D supergravity. This result is obtained using an efficient perturbative expansion of the backreacted…

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