• Corpus ID: 17282060

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}
}
  • A. Strominger
  • Published 4 August 2008
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
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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