Holographic renormalization of cascading gauge theories

@inproceedings{Aharony2005HolographicRO,
  title={Holographic renormalization of cascading gauge theories},
  author={Ofer Aharony and Alex Buchel and Amos Yarom},
  year={2005}
}
We perform a holographic renormalization of cascading gauge theories. Specifically, we find the counter-terms that need to be added to the gravitational action of the backgrounds dual to the cascading theory of Klebanov and Tseytlin, compactified on an arbitrary four-manifold, in order to obtain finite correlation functions (with a limited set of sources). We show that it is possible to truncate the action for deformations of this background to a five dimensional system coupling together the… CONTINUE READING
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