One-loop strings and holography
Fridrik Gautason
Wed, Jun. 19th 2024, 14:15-16:16
Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774, Orme des Merisiers
I will discuss recent progress in computing one-loop partition functions of strings in type II backgrounds with RR flux. The backgrounds we focus on are relevant for holographic setups with well-understood gauge theory duals. The computation of certain observables in the QFT duals can be done using supersymmetric localization to a matrix model. Using string theory, we will compute the expectation value of BPS Wilson loop operators in gauge theories and determine non-perturbative corrections to sphere partition functions and compare with QFT predictions when available.
Contact : Ioannis TSIARES


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