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Title: AdS/CFT for non-boundary manifolds
Authors: McInnes, B. 
Keywords: Differential and Algebraic Geometry
Models of Quantum Gravity
String Duality
Superstrings and Heterotic Strings
Issue Date: 2000
Citation: McInnes, B. (2000). AdS/CFT for non-boundary manifolds. Journal of High Energy Physics 4 (5 PART A) : XXXIV-14. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: In its euclidean formulation, the AdS/CFT correspondence begins as a study of Yang-Mills conformal field theories on the sphere, S4. It has been successfully extended, however, to S1 ×S3 and to the torus T4. It is natural to hope that it can be made to work for any manifold on which it is possible to define a stable Yang-Mills conformal field theory. We consider a possible classification of such manifolds, and show how to deal with the most obvious objection: the existence of manifolds which cannot be represented as boundaries. We confirm Witten's suggestion that this can be done with the help of a brane in the bulk.
Source Title: Journal of High Energy Physics
ISSN: 10298479
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