The AdS/CFT correspondence

  title={The AdS/CFT correspondence},
  author={Veronika E Hubeny},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  • V. Hubeny
  • Published 30 December 2014
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
We give a brief review of the AdS/CFT correspondence, which posits the equivalence between a certain gravitational theory and a lower-dimensional non-gravitational one. This remarkable duality, formulated in 1997, has sparked a vigorous research program that has gained in breadth over the years, with applications to many aspects of theoretical (and even experimental) physics, not least to general relativity and quantum gravity. To put the AdS/CFT correspondence into historical context, we start… 

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