We attempt to construct eternal traversable wormholes connecting two asymptotically AdS regions by introducing a static coupling between their dual CFTs. We prove that there are no semiclassical traversable wormholes with Poincaré invariance in the boundary directions in higher than two spacetime dimensions. We critically examine the possibility of evading our result by coupling a large number of bulk fields. Static, traversable wormholes with less symmetry may be possible, and could be constructed using the ingredients we develop here.
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Freivogel, B., Godet, V., Morvan, E. et al. Lessons on eternal traversable wormholes in AdS. J. High Energ. Phys. 2019, 122 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP07(2019)122
- AdS-CFT Correspondence
- Gauge-gravity correspondence
- Black Holes