In theoretical physics, **ABJM theory** is a quantum field theory studied by Ofer Aharony, Oren Bergman, Daniel Jafferis, and Juan Maldacena. It provides a holographic dual to M-theory on
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. The ABJM theory is also closely related to Chern-Simons theory, and it serves as a useful toy model for solving problems that arise in condensed matter physics.