Lightlike Wilson loops from AdS / CFT

  title={Lightlike Wilson loops from AdS / CFT},
  author={Philip C. Argyres and Mohammad Edalati and Justin F. V{\'a}zquez-Poritz},
We investigate the lightlike limit of stationary spacelike string configurations on a large class of five-dimensional asymptotically AdS backgrounds. Specific examples include gravity duals which incorporate finite ’t Hooft coupling, curvature-squared corrections, and chemical potentials. A universal feature of these AdS/CFT models is that the string solution with minimum action yields a lightlike Wilson loop whose leading behavior is exponentially linear, rather than quadratic, in the width of… CONTINUE READING

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