# Twist operators in higher dimensions

@article{Hung2014TwistOI, title={Twist operators in higher dimensions}, author={Ling-Yan Hung and Robert C. Myers and Michael Smolkin}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2014}, volume={2014}, pages={1-45} }

A bstractWe study twist operators in higher dimensional CFT’s. In particular, we express their conformal dimension in terms of the energy density for the CFT in a particular thermal ensemble. We construct an expansion of the conformal dimension in power series around n =1, with n being replica parameter. We show that the coefficients in this expansion are determined by higher point correlations of the energy-momentum tensor. In particular, the first and second terms, i.e. the first and second…

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