Euclidean wormholes and holography

  • P. BetziosEmail author
  • E. Kiritsis
  • O. Papadoulaki
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Asymptotically AdS wormhole solutions are considered in the context of holography. Correlation functions of local operators on distinct boundaries are studied. It is found that such correlators are finite at short distances. Correlation functions of non-local operators (Wilson loops) on distinct boundaries are also studied, with similar conclusions. Deformations of the theory with multi-trace operators on distinct boundaries are considered and studied. As a consequence of these results, the dual theory is expected to factorize in the UV, and the two sectors to be coupled by a soft non-local interaction. A simple field theory model with such behavior is presented.


AdS-CFT Correspondence Gauge-gravity correspondence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Crete Center for Theoretical Physics, Institute for Theoretical and Computational Physics, Department of PhysicsUniversity of CreteHeraklionGreece
  2. 2.APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/IRFU, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris CitéParis Cedex 13France
  3. 3.International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsTriesteItaly

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