### Giant Gravitons from Holomorphic SurfacesGiant Gravitons from Holomorphic Surfaces

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 Author Mikhailov, Andrei Source arXiv.org Content type Text File Format PDF Date of Submission 2000-10-23 Language English
 Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics Subject Keyword High Energy Physics - Theory ♦ physics:hep-th Abstract We introduce a class of supersymmetric cycles in spacetimes of the form AdS times a sphere or $T^{1,1}$ which can be considered as generalizations of the giant gravitons. Branes wrapped on these cycles preserve $1\over 2$, $1\over 4$ or $1\over 8$ of the supersymmetry. On the CFT side these configurations correspond to superpositions of the large number of BPS states. Description Reference: JHEP 0011 (2000) 027 Educational Use Research Learning Resource Type Article