# D-brane chemistry

@article{Burgess2003DbraneC, title={D-brane chemistry}, author={Cliff P. Burgess and Nicol{\'a}s Grandi and F. Quevedo and Ra{\'u}l Rabad{\'a}n}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2003}, volume={2004}, pages={067} }

We study several different kinds of bound states built from D-branes and orientifolds. These states are to atoms what branonium — the bound state of a brane and its anti-brane — is to positronium, inasmuch as they typically involve a light brane bound to a much heavier object with conserved charges which forbid the system's decay. We find the fully relativistic motion of a probe Dp'-brane in the presence of source Dp-branes is integrable by quadratures. Keplerian conic sections are obtained for…

## 27 Citations

### On Bouncing Brane-Worlds, S-branes and Branonium Cosmology

- Physics
- 2003

We present several higher-dimensional spacetimes for which observers living on 3-branes experience an induced metric which bounces. The classes of examples include boundary branes on generalized…

### D-brane dynamics and NS5 rings

- Physics, Mathematics
- 2004

We consider the classical motion of a probe D-brane moving in the background geometry of a ring of NS5 branes, assuming that the latter are non-dynamical. We analyse the solutions to the…

### Inflation from D3-brane motion in the background of D5-branes

- Physics
- 2006

We study inflation arising from the motion of a Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfield D3-brane in the background of a stack of k parallel D5-branes. There are two scalar fields in this setup: (i) the radion…

### Tubular solutions in NS5-brane, Dp-brane and macroscopic strings backgrounds

- Physics
- 2005

We present our searches for the tubular bound states of a D2-brane with m D0-branes and n fundamental strings in the NS5-brane, Dp-brane or macroscopic strings background by solving the…

### Note About Non-BPS and BPS Dp-branes in Near Horizon Region of N Dk-Branes

- Physics
- 2005

In this paper we will consider the dynamics of BPS and non-BPS Dp-branes in the background of N Dk-branes. Our approach is based on an existence of the new symmetry of D-brane effective actions that…

### Anti-de Sitter D-branes in curved backgrounds

- Physics
- 2005

We investigate the properties of the AdS D1-branes which are the bound states of a curved D1-brane with n fundamental strings (F1) in the AdS3 spacetime, and the AdS D2-branes which are the axially…

### Non-Abelian phenomena on D-branes

- Mathematics
- 2003

A remarkable feature of D-branes is the appearance of a non-Abelian gauge theory in the description of several (nearly) coincident branes. This non-Abelian structure plays an important role in…

### Geometrical tachyon kinks and NS5 branes

- Mathematics
- 2005

We further investigate the NS5 ring background using the tachyon map. Mapping the radion fields to the rolling tachyon helps to explain the motion of a probe Dp-brane in this background. It turns out…

### Fuzzy sphere dynamics and non-abelian DBI in curved backgrounds

- Mathematics
- 2006

We consider the non-Abelian action for the dynamics of NDp'-branes in the background of MDp-branes, which parameterises a fuzzy sphere using the SU(2) algebra. We find that the curved background…

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