An exact quantization of Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity

@article{Iliesiu2019AnEQ,
  title={An exact quantization of Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity},
  author={Luca V. Iliesiu and S. Pufu and H. Verlinde and Y. Wang},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2019},
  volume={2019},
  pages={091}
}
  • Luca V. Iliesiu, S. Pufu, +1 author Y. Wang
  • Published 2019
  • Physics
  • Journal of High Energy Physics
  • We propose an exact quantization of two-dimensional Jackiw-Teitelboim (JT) gravity by formulating the JT gravity theory as a 2D gauge theory placed in the presence of a loop defect. The gauge group is a certain central extension of PSL(2, ℝ) by ℝ. We find that the exact partition function of our theory when placed on a Euclidean disk matches precisely the finite temperature partition function of the Schwarzian theory. We show that observables on both sides are also precisely matched… CONTINUE READING
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