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Title: Wilson loops in N = 4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory from random matrix theory
Authors: Akemann, G
Damgaard, PH
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Physics Letter B513 (2001) 179; Erratum-ibid. B524 (2002) 400, Oct 2001
Abstract: Based on the AdS/CFT correspondence, string theory has given exact predictions for circular Wilson loops in U(N) N = 4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory to all orders in a 1/N expansion. These Wilson loops can also be derived from Random Matrix Theory. In this paper we show that the result is generically insensitive to details of the Random Matrix Theory potential. We also compute all higher k-point correlation functions, which are needed for the evaluation of Wilson loops in arbitrary irreducible representations of U(N).
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Mathematical Sciences

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