A STRONG COUPLING EXPANSION FOR N = 4 SYM THEORY AND OTHER SCFT's

DAVID BERENSTEIN
2008 International Journal of Modern Physics A  
Recent progress towards understanding a strong coupling expansion for various superconformal field theories in four dimensions is described. First, the case of the maximally supersymmetric Yang Mills theory is analyzed, as well as many calculations that can be done directly at strong coupling and matched to the AdS dual geometry. Also, this understanding is extended to other AdS duals where the sphere is replaced by a Sasaki-Einstein manifold. Particular emphasis is made on matching exactly
more » ... atching exactly part of the supergravity dual spectrum of various of these field theories by using wave function methods.
doi:10.1142/s0217751x08040688 fatcat:vok5johuozf3peqtq2rrnc3zvy