Dual Purpose Landscaping Tools: Small Extra Dimensions in AdS/CFT

  title={Dual Purpose Landscaping Tools: Small Extra Dimensions in AdS/CFT},
  author={Joseph Polchinski and E. Silverstein},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
We propose a class of AdS/CFT dual pairs which have small internal dimensions on the gravity side. Starting from known Freund-Rubin AdS/CFT dual pairs, we use 7-branes to nearly cancel the curvature energy of the internal dimensions while maintaining their stabilization. This leads to a new corner of the landscape - a class of AdS solutions with a hierarchically large AdS radius - with a dual field theory given (implicitly) by the infrared limit of a concrete brane construction involving D3… 

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