Penrose Limits and Maximal Supersymmetry

@inproceedings{Blau2002PenroseLA,
  title={Penrose Limits and Maximal Supersymmetry},
  author={Matthias Blau and JOS{\'E} FIGUEROA-O’FARRILL and Christopher Hull and George Papadopoulos},
  year={2002}
}
We show that the maximally supersymmetric pp-wave of IIB superstring and M-theories can be obtained as a Penrose limit of the supersymmetric AdS×S solutions. In addition we find that in a certain large tension limit, the geometry seen by a brane probe in an AdS×S background is either Minkowski space or a maximally supersymmetric pp-wave. 
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