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Quantum corrections to minimal surfaces with mixed three-form flux

Hernandez, Rafael, Nieto Garcia, Juan and Ruiz, Roberto (2020) Quantum corrections to minimal surfaces with mixed three-form flux Physical Review D.

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Abstract

We obtain the ratio of semiclassical partition functions for the extension under mixed flux of the minimal surfaces subtending a circumference and a line in Euclidean AdS3 × S3 × T4.We reduce the problem to the computation of a set of functional determinants. If the Ramond-Ramond flux does not vanish, we find that the contribution of the B-field is comprised in the conformal anomaly. In this case, we successively apply the Gel’fand-Yaglom method and the Abel-Plana formula to the flat-measure determinants. To cancel the resultant infrared divergences, we shift the regularization of the sum over half-integers depending on whether it corresponds to massive or massless fermionic modes.We show that the result is compatible with the zeta-function regularization approach. In the limit of pure Neveu-Schwarz-Neveu-Schwarz flux we argue that the computation trivializes. We extend the reasoning to other surfaces with the same behavior in this regime.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Mathematics
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Hernandez, Rafael
Nieto Garcia, Juanj.nietogarcia@surrey.ac.uk
Ruiz, Roberto
Date : 27 January 2020
DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevD.101.026019
OA Location : https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.026019
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Depositing User : James Marshall
Date Deposited : 21 Feb 2020 10:44
Last Modified : 21 Feb 2020 10:44
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/853813

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