Bulk locality and boundary creating operators

Abstract

We formulate a minimum requirement for CFT operators to be localized in the dual AdS. In any spacetime dimensions, we show that a general solution to the requirement is a linear superposition of operators creating spherical boundaries in CFT, with the dilatation by the imaginary unit from their centers. This generalizes the recent proposal by Miyaji et al. for bulk local operators in the three dimensional AdS. We show that Ishibashi states for the global conformal symmetry in any dimensions and with the imaginary di-latation obey free field equations in AdS and that incorporating bulk interactions require their superpositions. We also comment on the recent proposals by Kabat et al., and by H. Verlinde.

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Nakayama, Y., Ooguri, H. Bulk locality and boundary creating operators. J. High Energ. Phys. 2015, 114 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP10(2015)114

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  • Gauge-gravity correspondence
  • AdS-CFT Correspondence