Inelastic magnon scattering

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dc.contributor.author De Mello Koch, R.
dc.contributor.author Van Zyl, H.J.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-19T13:42:26Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-19T13:42:26Z
dc.date.issued 2017-05
dc.identifier.citation De Mello Koch, R. and Van Zyl, H.J.R. 2017. Inelastic magnon scattering. PHYSICS LETTERS B 768(10 May 2017), pp. 187-191. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0370-2693 (Print)
dc.identifier.issn 1873-2445 (Online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/23728
dc.description.abstract We study the worldsheet S-matrix of a string attached to a D-brane in AdS5×S5. The D-brane is either a giant graviton or a dual giant graviton. In the gauge theory, the operators we consider belong to the su(2|3)sector of the theory. Magnon excitations of open strings can exhibit both elastic (when magnons in the bulk of the string scatter) and inelastic (when magnons at the endpoint of an open string participate) scattering. Both of these S-matrices are determined (up to an overall phase) by the su(2|2)2global symmetry of the theory. In this note we study the S-matrix for inelastic scattering. We show that it exhibits poles correspondingto boundstates of bulk and boundary magnons. A crossing equation is derived for the overall phase. It reproduces the crossing equation for maximal giant gravitons, in the appropriate limit. Finally, scattering in the su(2)sector is computed to two loops. This two loop result, which determines the overall phase to two loops, will be useful when a unique solution to the crossing equation is to be selected. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Elsevier en_ZA
dc.rights ©2017 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V. This is an open access article under the CC BY license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Funded by SCOAP 3. en_ZA
dc.subject Giant graviton en_ZA
dc.subject Dual giant graviton en_ZA
dc.subject Inelastic scattering en_ZA
dc.subject Magnon en_ZA
dc.subject Maximal giant gravitons en_ZA
dc.title Inelastic magnon scattering en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA
dc.journal.volume 768 en_ZA
dc.journal.title PHYSICS LETTERS B en_ZA
dc.description.librarian EM2017 en_ZA
dc.citation.doi 10.1016/j.physletb.2017.02.056 en_ZA
dc.citation.epage 191 en_ZA
dc.citation.issue MAY 10 2017 en_ZA
dc.citation.spage 187 en_ZA


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