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Holographic chern–simons theories

By Hamid Afshar, Arjun Bagchi, Stéphane Detournay, Daniel Grumiller, Stefan Prohazka and Max Riegler


Chern–Simons theories in three dimensions are topological field theories that may have a holographic interpretation for suitable chosen gauge groups and boundary conditions on the fields. Conformal Chern–Simons gravity is a topological model of three-dimensional gravity that exhibitsWeyl invariance and allows various holographic descriptions, including Anti-de Sitter, Lobachevsky and flat space holography. The same model also allows to address some aspects that arise in higher spin gravity in a considerably simplified setup, since both types of models have gauge symmetries other than diffeomorphisms. In these lectures we summarize briefly recent results.SCOPUS: ar.kinfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishe

Topics: Astronomie, Physique
Publisher: 'Springer Science and Business Media LLC'
Year: 2015
DOI identifier: 10.1007/978-3-319-10070-8__12
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