# A Simple Proof of the Chiral Gravity Conjecture

@article{Strominger2008ASP, title={A Simple Proof of the Chiral Gravity Conjecture}, author={Andrew Strominger}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory}, year={2008} }

Chiral gravity is three-dimensional asymptotically AdS3 gravity with an Einstein, cosmological, and Chern-Simons term at a critical value of the coupling denoted \mu\ell=1. Ordinarily, excitations of AdS3 gravity are known to transform non-trivially under an asymptotic symmetry group consisting of both a left-moving and a right-moving conformal group. However it was recently conjectured in arXiv:0801.4566 that at the chiral point \mu\ell=1 all excitations are chiral in that they transform only…

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