Fermions on AdS

  • Victor E. AmbruşEmail author
  • Elizabeth Winstanley
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 170)


We construct the Feynman propagator for Dirac fermions on anti-de Sitter space-time and present an analytic expression for the bi-spinor of parallel transport. We then renormalise the vacuum expectation value of the stress-energy tensor and end by analysing its renormalised expectation value at finite temperatures.



This work is supported by the Lancaster-Manchester-Sheffield Consortium for Fundamental Physics under STFC grant ST/J000418/1, the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield and European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) action MP0905 “Black Holes in a Violent Universe”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consortium for Fundamental Physics, School of Mathematics and StatisticsThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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