6d surface defects from massive type IIA

Giuseppe Dibitetto, Nicolò Petri

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We present a new BPS flow within minimal N= 1 supergravity in seven dimensions describing a warped AdS3 background supported by a “dyonic” profile of the three-form. Furthermore, we discuss the holographic interpretation of the above solution in terms of a defect SCFT2 inside the 6d (1, 0) theory dual to the AdS in the asymptotic region. Finally we provide the brane picture of the aforementioned defect CFT as D2- and wrapped D4-branes ending on a D6 - NS5 - D8 funnel in massive type IIA string theory.

Original languageEnglish
Article number39
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Conformal Field Models in String Theory
  • D-branes
  • Supergravity Models


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