Confinement in Anti-de Sitter Space
Aharony, Ofer; Tong, David; Yankielowicz, Shimon
2012-01-01
Four dimensional gauge theories in anti-de Sitter space, including pure Yang-Mills theory, exhibit a quantum phase transition between a deconfined phase and a confined phase as the gauge coupling is varied. We explore various mechanisms by which this may occur, both in a fixed background and in the presence of gravity. We also make a number of observations on the dynamics of four dimensional supersymmetric gauge theories in anti-de Sitter space.
Gravitational collapse in anti de Sitter space
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A numerical and analytic treatment is presented here of the evolution of initial data of the kind that was conjectured by Hertog, Horowitz and Maeda to lead to a violation of cosmic censorship. That initial data is essentially a thick domain wall connecting two regions of anti de Sitter space. The evolution results in no violation of cosmic censorship, but rather the formation of a small black hole
Chang, Zhe
1999-01-01
The quantum Anti-de Sitter (AdS) group and quantum AdS space is discussed. Ways of getting the quantum AdS group from real forms of quantum orthogonal group are presented. Differential calculus on the quantum AdS space are also introduced. In particular, reality of differential calculus are given. We set up explicit relationships between quantum group and quantum algebra, which can be refereed as the quantum counterpart of the classical exponential. By this way, quantum AdS algebra is deduced...
Localized Gravity on Branes in anti-de Sitter Spaces
Halyo, Edi
1999-01-01
We discuss the conditions under which 4D gravity is localized on domain walls in 5D anti-de Sitter spaces. Our approach is based on considering the limits in which the localized gravity decouples. We find that gravity is localized if the wall is located a finite distance from the boundary of the anti-de Sitter space and has a finite tension. In addition, it has to be a $\\delta$-function source of gravity.
Gravitational collapse in anti-de Sitter space-time
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We study the semiclassical evolution of a self-gravitating thick shell in anti-de Sitter space-time. We treat the matter on the shell as made of quantized bosons and evaluate the back-reaction of the loss of gravitational energy which is radiated away as a non-adiabatic effect. A peculiar feature of anti-de Sitter is that such an emission also occurs for large shell radius, contrary to the asymptotically flat case
Green's function for anti--de Sitter space gravity
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We solve for the retarded Green's function for linearized gravity in a background with a negative cosmological constant, anti--de Sitter space. In this background, it is possible for a signal to reach spatial infinity in a finite time. Therefore the form of the Green's function depends on a choice of boundary condition at spatial infinity. We take as our condition that a signal which reaches infinity should be lost, not reflected back. We calculate the Green's function associated with this condition, and show that it reproduces the correct classical solution for a point mass at the origin, the anti--de Sitter--Schwarzschild solution
CPT groups of spinor fields in de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spaces
Varlamov, V V
2014-01-01
CPT groups for spinor fields in de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spaces are defined in the framework of automorphism groups of Clifford algebras. It is shown that de Sitter spaces with mutually opposite signatures correspond to Clifford algebras with different algebraic structure that induces an essential difference of CPT groups associated with these spaces. CPT groups for charged particles are considered with respect to phase factors on the various spinor spaces related with real subalgebras of the simple Clifford algebra over the complex field (Dirac algebra). It is shown that CPT groups for neutral particles which admit particle-antiparticle interchange and CPT groups for truly neutral particles are described within semisimple Clifford algebras with quaternionic and real division rings, respectively. A difference between bosonic and fermionic CPT groups is discussed.
Oscillating Shells in Anti-de Sitter Space
Mas, Javier
2015-01-01
We study the dynamics of a spherically symmetric thin shell of perfect fluid embedded in d-dimensional Anti-de Sitter space-time. In global coordinates, besides collapsing solutions, oscillating solutions are found where the shell bounces back and forth between two radii. The parameter space where these oscillating solutions exist is scanned in arbitrary number of dimensions. As expected AdS3 appears to be singled out.
Remarks on quantum ﬁeld theory on de Sitter and anti-de Sitter space-times
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Henri Epstein
2012-06-01
This is a short review of work done in common with Jacques Bros, Michel Gaudin, Ugo Moschella, and Vincent Pasquier. Among results are explicit Källén–Lehmann representations for products of two free-ﬁeld two-point functions in the de Sitter and the anti-de Sitter spaces and applications to particle decay.
Evanescent gravitons in Warped-Anti de Sitter space
Giribet, Gaston
2016-01-01
Besides black holes, the phase space of three-dimensional massive gravity about Warped-Anti de Sitter (WAdS) space contains solutions that decay exponentially in time. They describe evanescent graviton configurations that, while governed by a wave equation with non-vanishing effective mass, do not carry net gravitational energy. Explicit examples of such solutions have been found in the case of Topologically Massive Gravity; here, we generalize them to a much more general ghost-free massive deformation, with the difference being that the decay rate gets corrected due to the presence of higher-order terms.
Evanescent gravitons in warped anti-de Sitter space
Giribet, Gaston; Vásquez, Yerko
2016-01-01
Besides black holes, the phase space of three-dimensional massive gravity about warped anti-de Sitter space contains solutions that decay exponentially in time. They describe evanescent graviton configurations that, while governed by a wave equation with nonvanishing effective mass, do not carry net gravitational energy. Explicit examples of such solutions have been found in the case of topologically massive gravity; here, we generalize them to a much more general ghost-free massive deformation, with the difference being that the decay rate gets corrected due to the presence of higher-order terms.
Non-Abelian cosmic strings in de Sitter and anti-de Sitter space
Santos, Antônio de Pádua
2015-01-01
In this paper we investigate the non-Abelian cosmic string in de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spacetimes. In order to do that we construct the complete set of equations of motion considering the presence of a cosmological constant. By using numerical analysis we provide the behavior of the Higgs and gauge fields and also for the metric tensor for specific values of the physical parameters of the theory. For de Sitter case, we find the appearance of horizons that although being consequence of the presence of the cosmological constant it strongly depends on the value of the gravitational coupling. In the anti-de Sitter case, we find that the system does not present horizons. In fact the new feature of this system is related with the behavior of the $(00)$ and $(zz)$ components of the metric tensor. They present a strongly increasing for large distance from the string.
Quantum Gravity Inde Sitter Space And Anti-de Sitter Space
Lippert, M S
2004-01-01
In this thesis, we consider two aspects of quantum gravity—the nature of holography in anti-de Sitter space and string theory models of de Sitter space. Searching for a holographic resolution of the black hole information paradox, we pursue the identity of precursors in the context of AdS/CFT. We consider precursors that encode bulk information causally disconnected from the boundary and whose measurement involves nonlocal bulk processes. Previous arguments that these precursors are large, undecorated Wilson loops are found to be flawed. We construct a toy model of holography which encapsulates the expected properties of precursors and compare it with previous such discussions. The information contained in precursors is argued to be encoded in the high-energy sector of the theory and not observable by low-energy measurements. These considerations lead us to propose a locality bound, which indicates where locality breaks down due to black hole or stringy effects. We apply the locality bound to Hawkin...
The broken string in anti-de Sitter space
Vegh, David
2015-01-01
This paper describes an efficient method for solving the classical string equations of motion in (2+1)-dimensional anti-de Sitter spacetime. Exact string solutions are identified that are the analogs of piecewise linear strings in flat space. They can be used to approximate any smooth string motion to arbitrary accuracy. Cusps on the string move with the speed of light and their collisions are described by a Picard-Lefschetz-type formula. Explicit examples are shown with the string ending on two boundary quarks. The technique is ideally suited for numerical simulations. A Mathematica notebook that has been used to generate the relevant figures is also included.
On charged black holes in anti-de Sitter space
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Brecher, Dominic [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 (Canada); He, Jianyang [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 (Canada); Rozali, Moshe [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 (Canada)
2005-04-01
We study the region inside the event horizon of charged black holes in five dimensional asymptotically anti-de Sitter space, using as a probe two-sided correlators which are dominated by spacelike geodesics penetrating the horizon. The spacetimes we investigate include the Reissner-Nordstroem black hole and perturbations thereof. The perturbed spacetimes can be found exactly, enabling us to perform a local scan of the region between the inner and outer horizons. Surprisingly, the two-sided correlators we calculate seem to be geometrically protected from the instability of the inner horizon.
Generalized Gravitational Entropy for Warped Anti-de Sitter Space.
Song, Wei; Wen, Qiang; Xu, Jianfei
2016-07-01
For spacetimes that are not asymptotic to anti-de Sitter (non AAdS) space, we adapt the Lewkowycz-Maldacena procedure to find the holographic entanglement entropy. The key observation, which to our knowledge is not very well appreciated, is that asymptotic boundary conditions play an essential role on extending the replica trick to the bulk. For non AAdS, we expect the following three main modifications: (1) the expansion near the special surface has to be compatible with the asymptotic expansion; (2) periodic conditions are imposed to coordinates on the phase space with diagonalized symplectic structure, not to all fields appearing in the action; (3) evaluating the entanglement functional using the boundary term method amounts to evaluating the presymplectic structure at the special surface, where some additional exact form may contribute. An explicit calculation is carried out for three-dimensional warped anti-de Sitter spacetime (WAdS_{3}) in a consistent truncation of string theory, the so-called S-dual dipole theory. It turns out that the generalized gravitational entropy in WAdS_{3} is captured by the least action of a charged particle in WAdS_{3} space, or equivalently, by the geodesic length in an auxiliary AdS_{3}. Consequently, the bulk calculation agrees with the CFT results, providing another piece of evidence for the WAdS_{3}/CFT_{2} correspondence. PMID:27419559
Generalized Gravitational Entropy for Warped Anti-de Sitter Space
Song, Wei; Wen, Qiang; Xu, Jianfei
2016-07-01
For spacetimes that are not asymptotic to anti-de Sitter (non AAdS) space, we adapt the Lewkowycz-Maldacena procedure to find the holographic entanglement entropy. The key observation, which to our knowledge is not very well appreciated, is that asymptotic boundary conditions play an essential role on extending the replica trick to the bulk. For non AAdS, we expect the following three main modifications: (1) the expansion near the special surface has to be compatible with the asymptotic expansion; (2) periodic conditions are imposed to coordinates on the phase space with diagonalized symplectic structure, not to all fields appearing in the action; (3) evaluating the entanglement functional using the boundary term method amounts to evaluating the presymplectic structure at the special surface, where some additional exact form may contribute. An explicit calculation is carried out for three-dimensional warped anti-de Sitter spacetime (WAdS3 ) in a consistent truncation of string theory, the so-called S -dual dipole theory. It turns out that the generalized gravitational entropy in WAdS3 is captured by the least action of a charged particle in WAdS3 space, or equivalently, by the geodesic length in an auxiliary AdS3 . Consequently, the bulk calculation agrees with the CFT results, providing another piece of evidence for the WAdS3/CFT2 correspondence.
Hopfing and puffing warped anti-de Sitter space
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Three dimensional spacelike warped anti-de Sitter space is studied in the context of Einstein theories of gravity and string theory, where there is no gravitational Chern-Simons term in the action. We propose that it is holographically dual to a two-dimensional conformal field theory with equal left and right moving central charges. Various checks of the central charges are offered, based on the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy of the stretched warped black holes and warped self-dual solutions. The proposed central charges are applied to compute the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy of the Hopf T-dual of six-dimensional dyonic black strings which have a near horizon consisting of three dimensional warped anti-de Sitter space times a three-sphere. We find that the Hopf T-duality is a map between thermal states with equal entropy of the CFTs dual to the dyonic black string and the Hopf T-dualized black string.
Hopfing and Puffing Warped Anti-de Sitter Space
Anninos, Dionysios
2009-01-01
Three dimensional spacelike warped anti-de Sitter space is studied in the context of Einstein theories of gravity and string theory, where there is no gravitational Chern-Simons term in the action. We propose that it is holographically dual to a two-dimensional conformal field theory with equal left and right moving central charges. Various checks of the central charges are offered, based on the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy of the stretched warped black holes and warped self-dual solutions. The proposed central charges are applied to compute the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy of the Hopf T-dual of six-dimensional dyonic black strings which have a near horizon consisting of three dimensional warped anti-de Sitter space times a three-sphere. We find that the Hopf T-duality is a map between thermal states with equal entropy of the CFTs dual to the dyonic black string and the Hopf T-dualized black string.
Holographic entanglement entropy for noncommutative anti-de Sitter space
Momeni, Davood; Raza, Muhammad; Myrzakulov, Ratbay
2016-04-01
A metric is proposed to explore the noncommutative form of the anti-de Sitter (AdS) space due to quantum effects. It has been proved that the noncommutativity in AdS space induces a single component gravitoelectric field. The holographic Ryu-Takayanagi (RT) algorithm is then applied to compute the entanglement entropy (EE) in dual CFT2. This calculation can be exploited to compute ultraviolet-infrared (UV-IR) cutoff dependent central charge of the certain noncommutative CFT2. This noncommutative computation of the EE can be interpreted in the form of the surface/state correspondence. We have shown that noncommutativity increases the dimension of the effective Hilbert space of the dual conformal field theory (CFT).
Black hole remnant in asymptotic Anti-de Sitter space
Wen, Wen-Yu
2015-01-01
It is known that a solution of remnant were suggested for black hole ground state after surface gravity is corrected by loop quantum effect. On the other hand, a Schwarzschild black hole in asymptotic Anti-de Sitter space would tunnel into the thermal soliton solution known as the Hawking-Page phase transition. In this letter, we investigate the low temperature phase of three-dimensional BTZ black hole and four-dimensional AdS Schwarzschild black hole. We find that the thermal soliton is energetically favored than the remnant solution at low temperature in three dimensions, while Planck-size remnant is still possible in four dimensions. Though the BTZ remnant seems energetically disfavored, we argue that it is still possible to be found in the overcooled phase if strings were present and its implication is discussed.
NUT Charge, Anti-de Sitter Space and Entropy
Hawking, Stephen William; Page, D N
1999-01-01
It has been proposed that spacetimes with a U(1) isometry group have contributions to the entropy from Misner strings as well as from the area of $d-2$ dimensional fixed point sets. In this paper we test this proposal by constructing Taub-Nut-AdS and Taub-Bolt-AdS solutions which are examples of a new class of asymptotically locally anti-de Sitter spaces. We find that with the additional contribution from the Misner strings, we exactly reproduce the entropy calculated from the action by the usual thermodynamic relations. This entropy has the right parameter dependence to agree with the entropy of a conformal field theory on the boundary, which is a squashed three-sphere, at least in the limit of large squashing. However the conformal field theory and the normalisation of the entropy remain to be determined.
NUT charge, anti-de Sitter space, and entropy
Hawking, S. W.; Hunter, C. J.; Page, Don N.
1999-02-01
It has been proposed that spacetimes with a U(1) isometry group have contributions to the entropy from Misner strings as well as from the area of d-2 dimensional fixed point sets. In this paper we test this proposal by constructing Taub-NUT-AdS and Taub-bolt-AdS solutions which are examples of a new class of asymptotically locally anti-de Sitter space. We find that with the additional contribution from the Misner strings, we exactly reproduce the entropy calculated from the action by the usual thermodynamic relations. This entropy has the right parameter dependence to agree with the entropy of a conformal field theory on the boundary, which is a squashed three-sphere, at least in the limit of large squashing. However, the conformal field theory and the normalization of the entropy remain to be determined.
Black hole remnant in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space
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The solution of a remnant was suggested for the black hole ground state after surface gravity is corrected for the loop quantum effect. On the other hand, a Schwarzschild black hole in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space would tunnel into the thermal soliton solution known as the Hawking-Page phase transition. In this letter, we investigate the low temperature phase of a three-dimensional Banados-Teitelboim-Zanelli (BTZ) black hole and four-dimensional AdS Schwarzschild black hole. We find that the thermal soliton is energetically favored rather than the remnant solution at low temperature in three dimensions, while a Planck-size remnant is still possible in four dimensions. Though the BTZ remnant seems energetically disfavored, we argue that it is still possible to find in the overcooled phase if strings were present, and its implication is discussed. (orig.)
Black hole remnant in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space
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Wen, Wen-Yu [Chung Yuan Christian University, Department of Physics, Center for High Energy Physics, Chung Li City (China); National Taiwan University, Leung Center for Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics, Taipei (China); Wu, Shang-Yu [National Chiao Tung University, Department of Electrophysics, Hsinchu (China)
2015-12-15
The solution of a remnant was suggested for the black hole ground state after surface gravity is corrected for the loop quantum effect. On the other hand, a Schwarzschild black hole in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space would tunnel into the thermal soliton solution known as the Hawking-Page phase transition. In this letter, we investigate the low temperature phase of a three-dimensional Banados-Teitelboim-Zanelli (BTZ) black hole and four-dimensional AdS Schwarzschild black hole. We find that the thermal soliton is energetically favored rather than the remnant solution at low temperature in three dimensions, while a Planck-size remnant is still possible in four dimensions. Though the BTZ remnant seems energetically disfavored, we argue that it is still possible to find in the overcooled phase if strings were present, and its implication is discussed. (orig.)
Black hole remnant in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space
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The solution of a remnant was suggested for the black hole ground state after surface gravity is corrected for the loop quantum effect. On the other hand, a Schwarzschild black hole in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space would tunnel into the thermal soliton solution known as the Hawking–Page phase transition. In this letter, we investigate the low temperature phase of a three-dimensional Banados–Teitelboim–Zanelli (BTZ) black hole and four-dimensional AdS Schwarzschild black hole. We find that the thermal soliton is energetically favored rather than the remnant solution at low temperature in three dimensions, while a Planck-size remnant is still possible in four dimensions. Though the BTZ remnant seems energetically disfavored, we argue that it is still possible to find in the overcooled phase if strings were present, and its implication is discussed
Black hole remnant in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space
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Wen, Wen-Yu, E-mail: steve.wen@gmail.com [Department of Physics, Center for High Energy Physics, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li City, Taiwan (China); Leung Center for Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics, National Taiwan University, 106, Taipei, Taiwan (China); Wu, Shang-Yu, E-mail: loganwu@gmail.com [Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (China)
2015-12-21
The solution of a remnant was suggested for the black hole ground state after surface gravity is corrected for the loop quantum effect. On the other hand, a Schwarzschild black hole in asymptotic anti-de Sitter space would tunnel into the thermal soliton solution known as the Hawking–Page phase transition. In this letter, we investigate the low temperature phase of a three-dimensional Banados–Teitelboim–Zanelli (BTZ) black hole and four-dimensional AdS Schwarzschild black hole. We find that the thermal soliton is energetically favored rather than the remnant solution at low temperature in three dimensions, while a Planck-size remnant is still possible in four dimensions. Though the BTZ remnant seems energetically disfavored, we argue that it is still possible to find in the overcooled phase if strings were present, and its implication is discussed.
Heavy-Ion Collisions and Black Holes in Anti-de-Sitter Space
Ellis, John
1999-01-01
Recent developments linking non-perturbative quantum gauge theories in Minkowski space to classical gravity theories in anti-de-Sitter space are reviewed at a simple level. It is suggested how these spectacular advances may be extended to discuss the quark-gluon phase transition in terms of black holes in anti-de-Sitter space, with possible relevance to heavy-ion collisions.
Deformation Quantization of Odd Dimensional anti-de Sitter Spaces as Contact Manifolds
Akant, Levent
2007-01-01
We quantize odd dimensional anti-de Sitter spaces by applying the method of deforming contact manifolds proposed by Rajeev. The construction in the present paper consists of the identification of the odd dimensional anti-de Sitter space as a hypersurface of contact type and the subsequent use of 'symplectization' principle. We also show that this construction generalizes to any odd dimensional hypersurface which can be represented as a nonzero level set of a homogenous function.
Mesons from global Anti-de Sitter space
Erdmenger, Johanna
2010-01-01
In the context of gauge/gravity duality, we study both probe D7-- and probe D5--branes in global Anti-de Sitter space. The dual field theory is N=4 theory on R x S^3 with added flavour. The branes undergo a geometrical phase transition in this geometry as function of the bare quark mass m_q in units of 1/R with R the S^3 radius. The meson spectra are obtained from fluctuations of the brane probes. First, we study them numerically for finite quark mass through the phase transition. Moreover, at zero quark mass we calculate the meson spectra analytically both in supergravity and in free field theory on R x S^3 and find that the results match: For the chiral primaries, the lowest level is given by the zero point energy or by the scaling dimension of the operator corresponding to the fluctuations, respectively. The higher levels are equidistant. Similar results apply to the descendents. Our results confirm the physical interpretation that the mesons cannot pair-produce any further when their zero-point energy exc...
Renormalised fermion vacuum expectation values on anti-de Sitter space-time
Ambrus, Victor E
2015-01-01
The Schwinger-de Witt and Hadamard methods are used to obtain renormalised vacuum expectation values for the fermion condensate, charge current and stress-energy tensor of a quantum fermion field of arbitrary mass on four-dimensional anti-de Sitter space-time. The quantum field is in the global anti-de Sitter vacuum state. The results are compared with those obtained using the Pauli-Villars and zeta-function regularisation methods, respectively.
No absorption in de Sitter space
Myung, Y S
2003-01-01
We study the wave equation for a minimally coupled massive scalar in D-dimensional de Sitter space. We compute the absorption cross section to investigate its cosmological horizon in the southern diamond. By analogy of the quantum mechanics, it is found that there is no absorption in de Sitter space. This means that de Sitter space is usually in thermal equilibrium, like the black hole in anti de Sitter space. It confirms that the cosmological horizon not only emits radiation but also absorbs that previously emitted by itself at the same rate, keeping the curvature radius of de Sitter space fixed.
Phase space localization for anti-de Sitter quantum mechanics and its zero curvature limit
Elgradechi, Amine M.
1993-01-01
Using techniques of geometric quantization and SO(sub 0)(3,2)-coherent states, a notion of optimal localization on phase space is defined for the quantum theory of a massive and spinning particle in anti-de Sitter space time. It is shown that this notion disappears in the zero curvature limit, providing one with a concrete example of the regularizing character of the constant (nonzero) curvature of the anti-de Sitter space time. As a byproduct a geometric characterization of masslessness is obtained.
p-q-superstrings in Anti-de-Sitter space-time
Hartmann, Betti; Minkov, Momchil
2008-01-01
We study a field theoretical model for p-q-superstrings in a fixed Anti-de-Sitter background. We find that the presence of the negative cosmological constant tends to decrease the core radius of the strings. Moreover, the binding energy decreases with the increase of the absolute value of the cosmological constant. Studying the effect of the p-q-strings on Anti-de-Sitter space, we observe that the presence of the negative cosmological constant tends to decrease the deficit angle as compared t...
Critical gravity as van Dam-Veltman-Zakharov discontinuity in anti de Sitter space
Myung, Yun Soo
2011-01-01
We consider critical gravity as van Dam-Vletman-Zakharov (vDVZ) discontinuity in anti de Sitter space. For this purpose, we introduce the higher curvature gravity. This discontinuity can be confirmed by calculating the residues of relevant poles explicitly. For the non-critical gravity of $0
No absorption in de Sitter space
Myung, Y. S.; H. W. Lee
2003-01-01
We study the wave equation for a minimally coupled massive scalar in D-dimensional de Sitter space. We compute the absorption cross section to investigate its cosmological horizon in the southern diamond. By analogy of the quantum mechanics, it is found that there is no absorption in de Sitter space. This means that de Sitter space is usually in thermal equilibrium, like the black hole in anti de Sitter space. It confirms that the cosmological horizon not only emits radiation but also absorbs...
Bousso, Raphael
2002-01-01
This is my contribution to the Festschrift honoring Stephen Hawking on his 60th birthday. Twenty-five years ago, Gibbons and Hawking laid out the semi-classical properties of de Sitter space. After a summary of their main results, I discuss some further quantum aspects that have since been understood. The largest de Sitter black hole displays an intriguing pattern of instabilities, which can render the boundary structure arbitrarily complicated. I review entropy bounds specific to de Sitter s...
Entanglement Entropy of Black Holes and Anti-de Sitter Space/Conformal-Field-Theory Correspondence
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A recent proposal by Ryu and Takayanagi for a holographic interpretation of entanglement entropy in conformal field theories dual to supergravity on anti-de Sitter space is generalized to include entanglement entropy of black holes living on the boundary of anti-de Sitter space. The generalized proposal is verified in boundary dimensions d=2 and d=4 for both the uv-divergent and uv-finite terms. In dimension d=4 an expansion of entanglement entropy in terms of size L of the subsystem outside the black hole is considered. A new term in the entropy of dual strongly coupled conformal-field theory, which universally grows as L2lnL and is proportional to the value of the obstruction tensor at the black hole horizon, is predicted
Entanglement entropy of black holes and anti-de Sitter space/conformal-field-theory correspondence.
Solodukhin, Sergey N
2006-11-17
A recent proposal by Ryu and Takayanagi for a holographic interpretation of entanglement entropy in conformal field theories dual to supergravity on anti-de Sitter space is generalized to include entanglement entropy of black holes living on the boundary of anti-de Sitter space. The generalized proposal is verified in boundary dimensions d=2 and d=4 for both the uv-divergent and uv-finite terms. In dimension d=4 an expansion of entanglement entropy in terms of size L of the subsystem outside the black hole is considered. A new term in the entropy of dual strongly coupled conformal-field theory, which universally grows as L(2)lnL and is proportional to the value of the obstruction tensor at the black hole horizon, is predicted. PMID:17155672
Recursive Techniques for Computing Gluon Scattering in Anti-de-Sitter Space
Shyaka, Claude; Kharel, Savan
2016-03-01
The anti-de Sitter/conformal field theory correspondence is a relationship between two kinds of physical theories. On one side of the duality are special type of quantum (conformal) field theories known as the Yang-Mills theory. These quantum field theories are known to be equivalent to theories of gravity in Anti-de Sitter (AdS) space. The physical observables in the theory are the correlation functions that live in the boundary of AdS space. In general correlation functions are computed using configuration space and the expressions are extremely complicated. Using momentum basis and recursive techniques developed by Raju, we extend tree level correlation functions for four and five-point correlation functions in Yang-Mills theory in Anti-de Sitter space. In addition, we show that for certain external helicity, the correlation functions have simple analytic structure. Finally, we discuss how one can generalize these results to n-point functions. Hendrix college odyssey Grant.
Thermodynamics for radiating shells in anti-de Sitter space-time
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A thermodynamical description for the quasi-static collapse of radiating, self-gravitating spherical shells of matter in anti-de Sitter space-time is obtained. It is shown that the specific heat at constant area and other thermodynamical quantities may diverge before a black hole has eventually formed. This suggests the possibility of a phase transition occurring along the collapse process. The differences with respect to the asymptotically flat case are also highlighted
Spherical Waves of Spin-1 Particle in Anti de Sitter Space-Time
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Three possible techniques to deal with a vector particle in the anti de Sitter cosmological model are viewed: the Duffin-Kemmer-Petiau matrix formalism based on the general tetrad recipe, the group theory 5-dimensional approach based on the symmetry group SO(3,2), and the tetrad form of Maxwell equations in complex Riemann-Silberstein-Majorana- Oppenheimer representation. In the first part, a spin-1 massive field is considered in static coordinates of the anti de Sitter space-time in tetradbased approach. The complete set of spherical solutions with quantum numbers (ε, j, m, l) is constructed; angular dependence in wave functions is described in terms of Wigner D-functions. The energy quantization rule has been found. Transition to a massless case of electromagnetic field is specified, and electromagnetic solutions in Lorentz gauge have been constructed. In the second part, the problem of the particle with spin 1 is considered on the base of the 5-dimensional wave equation specified in the same static coordinates. In the third part, an approach, based on complex representation of the Maxwell field is applied in the anti de Sitter model. (authors)
On supersymmetric Anti-de-Sitter, de-Sitter and Minkowski flux backgrounds
Gran, U; Papadopoulos, G
2016-01-01
We test the robustness of the conditions required for the existence of (supersymmetric) warped flux anti-de Sitter, de Sitter, and Minkowski backgrounds in supergravity theories using as examples suitable foliations of anti-de Sitter spaces. We find that there are supersymmetric de Sitter solutions in supergravity theories including maximally supersymmetric ones in 10- and 11-dimensional supergravities. Moreover, warped flux Minkowski backgrounds can admit Killing spinors which are not Killing on the Minkowski subspace and therefore cannot be put in a factorized form.
Brane collisions in anti-de Sitter space
Neronov, Andrey
2001-01-01
From the requirement of continuous matching of bulk metric around the point of brane collision we derive a conservation law for collisions of p-branes in (p+2)-dimensional space-time. This conservation law relates energy densities on the branes before and after the collision. Using this conservation law we are able to calculate the amount of matter produced in the collision of orbifold-fixed brane with a bulk brane in the ``ekpyrotic/pyrotechnic type'' models of brane cosmologies.
Brane collisions in anti-de Sitter space
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From the requirement of continuous matching of bulk metric around the point of brane collision we derive a conservation law for collisions of p-branes in (p+2)-dimensional space-time. This conservation law relates energy densities on the branes before and after the collision. Using this conservation law we are able to calculate the amount of matter produced in the collision of orbifold-fixed brane with a bulk brane in the 'ekpyrotic/pyrotechnic type' models of brane cosmologies. (author)
Stability of black holes and solitons in Anti-de Sitter space-time
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The stability of black holes and solitons in d-dimensional Anti-de Sitter (AdSd) space-time against scalar field condensation is discussed. The resulting solutions are “hairy” black holes and solitons, respectively. In particular, we will discuss static black hole solutions with hyperbolic, flat and spherical horizon topology and emphasize that two different type of instabilities exist depending on whether the scalar field is charged or uncharged, respectively. We will also discuss the influence of Gauss-Bonnet curvature terms. The results have applications within the AdS/CFT correspondence and describe e.g. holographic insulator/conductor/superconductor phase transitions
Quantum Fields in anti-de Sitter space and the Maldacena conjecture
Braga, Nelson R. F.
2002-01-01
We review in this lecture the relation between the Maldacena Conjecture, also known as AdS/CFT correspondence, and the so called Holographic principle that seems to be an essential ingredient for a quantum gravity theory. We also illustrate the idea of Holography by showing that the curvature of the anti-de Sitter space reduces the number of degrees of freedom making it possible to find a mapping between a quantum theory defined on the bulk and another defined on the corresponding boundary.
Lightlike Braneworlds in Anti-de Sitter Bulk Space-times
Guendelman, Eduardo; Nissimov, Emil; Pacheva, Svetlana
2011-01-01
We consider five-dimensional Einstein-Maxwell-Kalb-Ramond system self-consistently coupled to a lightlike 3-brane, where the latter acts as material, charge and variable cosmological constant source. We find wormhole-like solutions whose total space-time manifold consists of either (a) two "universes", which are identical copies of the exterior space-time region (beyond the horizon) of 5-dimensional Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter black hole, or (b) a "right" "universe" comprising the exterior space-time region of Reissner-Nordstroem-anti-de Sitter black hole and a "left" "universe" being the Rindler "wedge" of 5-dimensional flat Minkowski space. The wormhole "throat" connecting these "universes", which is located on their common horizons, is self-consistently occupied by the lightlike 3-brane as a direct result of its dynamics given by an explicit reparametrization-invariant world-volume Lagrangian action. The intrinsic world-volume metric on the 3-brane turns out to be flat, which allows its interpretation as ...
Notes on de Sitter space and holography
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We explore aspects of the physics of de Sitter (dS) space that are relevant to holography with a positive cosmological constant. First, we display a non-local map that commutes with the de Sitter isometries, transforms the bulk-boundary propagator and solutions of free wave equations in de Sitter onto the same quantities in Euclidean anti-de Sitter (EAdS) space, and takes the two boundaries of dS to the single EAdS boundary via an antipodal identification. Second, we compute the action of scalar fields on dS as a functional of boundary data. Third, we display a family of solutions to three-dimensional gravity with a positive cosmological constant in which the equal time sections are arbitrary genus Riemann surfaces, and compute the action of these spaces as a functional of boundary data. These studies suggest that if de Sitter space is dual to a Euclidean conformal field theory (CFT), this theory should involve two disjoint, but possibly entangled factors. We argue that these CFTs would be of a novel form, with unusual hermiticity conditions relating left movers and right movers. After exploring these conditions in a toy model, we combine our observations to propose that a holographic dual description of de Sitter space would involve a pure entangled state in a product of two of our unconventional CFTs associated with the de Sitter boundaries. This state can be constructed to preserve the de Sitter symmetries and its decomposition in a basis appropriate to antipodal inertial observers would lead to the thermal properties of a static patch. To conclude, we discuss the one-parameter family of de Sitter-invariant vacua for a massive free scalar field, and their thermodynamic properties. At the free field level, we find no obvious thermodynamic reason to favour one vacuum over the other
Exploring de Sitter space and holography
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We explore aspects of the physics of de Sitter (dS) space that are relevant to holography with a positive cosmological constant. First we display a non-local map that commutes with the de Sitter isometries, transforms the bulk-boundary propagator and solutions of free wave equations in de Sitter onto the same quantities in Euclidean anti-de Sitter (EAdS), and takes the two boundaries of dS to the single EAdS boundary via an anti-podal identification. Second we compute the action of scalar fields on dS as a functional of boundary data. Third, we display a family of solutions to 3d gravity with a positive cosmological constant in which the equal time sections are arbitrary genus Riemann surfaces, and compute the action of these spaces as a functional of boundary data from the Einstein gravity and Chern-Simons gravity points of view. These studies suggest that if de Sitter space is dual to a Euclidean conformal field theory (CFT), this theory should involve two disjoint, but possibly entangled factors. We argue that these CFTs would be of a novel form, with unusual hermiticity conditions relating left movers and right movers. After exploring these conditions in a toy model, we combine our observations to propose that a holographic dual description of de Sitter space would involve a pure entangled state in a product of two of our unconventional CFTs associated with the de Sitter boundaries. This state can be constructed to preserve the de Sitter symmetries and and its decomposition in a basis appropriate to anti-podal inertial observers would lead to the thermal properties of static patch
Massless and Massive Higher Spins from Anti-de Sitter Space Waveguide
Gwak, Seungho; Rey, Soo-Jong
2016-01-01
Higgs mechanism to massive higher-spin gauge fields is an outstanding open problem. We investigate this issue in the context of Kaluza-Klein compactification. Starting from a free massless higher-spin field in $(d+2)$-dimensional anti-de Sitter space and compactifying over a finite angular wedge, we obtain an infinite tower of heavy, light and massless higher-spin fields in $(d+1)$-dimensional anti-de Sitter space. All massive higher-spin fields are described gauge invariantly in terms of St\\"ueckelberg fields. The spectrum depends on the boundary conditions imposed at both ends of the wedges. We obseved that higher-derivative boundary condition is inevitable for spin greater than three. For some higher-derivative boundary conditions, equivalently, spectrum-dependent boundary conditions, we get a non-unitary representation of partially-massless higher-spin fields of varying depth. We present intuitive picture which higher-derivative boundary conditions yield non-unitary system in terms of boundary action. We ...
Spinning $\\sigma$-model solitons in $2+1$ Anti-de Sitter space
Harms, B
2016-01-01
We obtain spinning topological solitons solutions of the nonlinear $\\sigma$-model in $2+1 $ dimensional Anti-de Sitter space using numerical methods. Two types of solutions, which we denote by $i)$ and $ii)$, are found. The $\\sigma$-model fields are everywhere well defined for both types of solutions, but they differ in their space-time domains. The space-time domain for the type $ii)$ solutions is singularity free. On the other hand, any time slice of the space-time for the type $i)$ solution has a causal singularity, despite the fact that all scalars constructed from the curvature tensor are bounded functions. No evidence of a horizon is seen for any of the solutions, and therefore the type $i)$ solutions have naked singularities.
Quantum mechanics and field theory with momentum defined on an anti-de-Sitter space
Bander, Myron
2010-01-01
Relativistic dynamics with energy and momentum resricted to an anti-de-Sitter space is presented, specifically in the introduction of coordiate operators conjugate to such momenta. Definition of functions of these operators, their differentiation and integration, all necessary for the development of dynamics is presented. The resulting algebra differs from the standard Heisenberg one, notably in that the space-time coordinates do not commute among each other. The resulting time variable is discrete and the limit to continuous time presents difficulties. A parallel approach, in which an overlap function, between position and momentum states, is obtained from solutions of wave equations on this curved space are also investigated. This approach, likewise, has problems in the that high energy behavior of these overlap functions precludes a space-time definition of action functionals.
Higgs phenomenon for 4-D gravity in anti de Sitter space
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We show that standard Einstein gravity coupled to a free conformal field theory (CFT) in anti-de Sitter space can undergo a Higgs phenomenon whereby the graviton acquires a nonzero mass (and three extra polarizations). We show that the essential ingredients of this mechanism are the discreteness of the energy spectrum in AdS space, and unusual boundary conditions on the elementary fields of the CFT. These boundary conditions can be interpreted as implying the existence of a 3-d defect CFT living at the boundary of AdS4. Our free-field computation sheds light on the essential, model-independent features of AdS4 that give rise to massive gravity. (author)
Collapse of self-interacting scalar field in anti-de Sitter space
Cai, Rong-Gen; Yang, Run-Qiu
2015-01-01
The gravitational collapse of a massless scalar field with a self-interaction term $\\lambda\\phi^4$ in anti-de Sitter space is investigated. We numerically investigate the effect of the self-interaction term on the critical amplitudes, forming time of apparent horizon, stable island and energy transformation. The results show that a positive $\\lambda$ suppresses the formation of black hole, while a negative $\\lambda$ enhances the process. We define two susceptibilities to characterize the effect of the self-interaction on the black hole formation, and find that near the critical amplitude, there exists a universal scaling relation with the critical exponent $\\alpha \\approx 0.74$ for the time of black hole formation.
Inside and outside stories of black-branes in anti de Sitter space
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In this paper, we investigate the dynamics inside and outside of black-branes in anti de Sitter space by numerical simulations using double-null formalism. We prepare a charged planar matter shell which, due to a negative cosmological constant, collapses and dynamically forms a black-brane with an apparent horizon, a singularity and a Cauchy horizon. The gravitational collapse cannot form a naked overcharged black-brane and hence weak cosmic censorship is safe. Although mass inflation occurs, the effect is much milder than in the case of charged black holes; hence, strong cosmic censorship seems not to be safe. We observed the scalar field dynamics outside the horizon. There should remain a non-trivial scalar field combination—‘charge cloud’—between the horizon and the boundary. This can give some meaning in terms of the AdS/CFT correspondence. (paper)
The Emergence of Superconducting Systems in Anti-de Sitter Space
Wu, W M; Forrester, D M; Kusmartsev, F V
2016-01-01
In this article, we investigate the mathematical relationship between a (3+1) dimensional gravity model inside Anti-de Sitter space $\\rm AdS_4$, and a (2+1) dimensional superconducting system on the asymptotically flat boundary of $\\rm AdS_4$ (in the absence of gravity). We consider a simple case of the Type II superconducting model (in terms of Ginzburg-Landau theory) with an external perpendicular magnetic field ${\\bf H}$. An interaction potential $V(r,\\psi) = \\alpha(T)|\\psi|^2/r^2+\\chi|\\psi|^2/L^2+\\beta|\\psi|^4/(2 r^k )$ is introduced within the Lagrangian system. This provides more flexibility within the model, when the superconducting system is close to the transition temperature $T_c$. Overall, our result demonstrates that the two Ginzburg-Landau differential equations can be directly deduced from Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Abundant stable gauge field hair for black holes in anti-de Sitter space.
Baxter, J E; Helbling, Marc; Winstanley, Elizabeth
2008-01-11
We present new hairy black hole solutions of SU(N) Einstein-Yang-Mills (EYM) theory in asymptotically anti-de Sitter (AdS) space. These black holes are described by N+1 independent parameters and have N-1 independent gauge field degrees of freedom. Solutions in which all gauge field functions have no zeros exist for all N, and for a sufficiently large (and negative) cosmological constant. At least some of these solutions are shown to be stable under classical, linear, spherically symmetric perturbations. Therefore there is no upper bound on the amount of stable gauge field hair with which a black hole in AdS can be endowed. PMID:18232751
Holographic thermalization, stability of anti-de sitter space, and the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam paradox.
Balasubramanian, Venkat; Buchel, Alex; Green, Stephen R; Lehner, Luis; Liebling, Steven L
2014-08-15
For a real massless scalar field in general relativity with a negative cosmological constant, we uncover a large class of spherically symmetric initial conditions that are close to anti-de Sitter space (AdS) but whose numerical evolution does not result in black hole formation. According to the AdS/conformal field theory (CFT) dictionary, these bulk solutions are dual to states of a strongly interacting boundary CFT that fail to thermalize at late times. Furthermore, as these states are not stationary, they define dynamical CFT configurations that do not equilibrate. We develop a two-time-scale perturbative formalism that captures both direct and inverse cascades of energy and agrees with our fully nonlinear evolutions in the appropriate regime. We also show that this formalism admits a large class of quasiperiodic solutions. Finally, we demonstrate a striking parallel between the dynamics of AdS and the classic Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou problem. PMID:25170699
Quantum groups, roots of unity and particles on quantized Anti-de Sitter space
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Steinacker, H [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Physics
1997-05-23
Quantum groups in general and the quantum Anti-de Sitter group U{sub q}(so(2,3)) in particular are studied from the point of view of quantum field theory. The author shows that if q is a suitable root of unity, there exist finite-dimensional, unitary representations corresponding to essentially all the classical one-particle representations with (half) integer spin, with the same structure at low energies as in the classical case. In the massless case for spin {ge} 1, {open_quotes}naive{close_quotes} representations are unitarizable only after factoring out a subspace of {open_quotes}pure gauges{close_quotes}, as classically. Unitary many-particle representations are defined, with the correct classical limit. Furthermore, the author identifies a remarkable element Q in the center of U{sub q}(g), which plays the role of a BRST operator in the case of U{sub q}(so(2,3)) at roots of unity, for any spin {ge} 1. The associated ghosts are an intrinsic part of the indecomposable representations. The author shows how to define an involution on algebras of creation and anihilation operators at roots of unity, in an example corresponding to non-identical particles. It is shown how nonabelian gauge fields appear naturally in this framework, without having to define connections on fiber bundles. Integration on Quantum Euclidean space and sphere and on Anti-de Sitter space is studied as well. The author gives a conjecture how Q can be used in general to analyze the structure of indecomposable representations, and to define a new, completely reducible associative (tensor) product of representations at roots of unity, which generalizes the standard {open_quotes}truncated{close_quotes} tensor product as well as many-particle representations.
The Hawking-Page crossover in noncommutative anti-deSitter space
Nicolini, Piero
2011-01-01
We study the problem of a Schwarzschild-anti-deSitter black hole in a noncommutative geometry framework, thought to be an effective description of quantum-gravitational spacetime. As a first step we derive the noncommutative geometry inspired Schwarzschild-anti-deSitter solution. After studying the horizon structure, we find that the curvature singularity is smeared out by the noncommutative fluctuations. On the thermodynamics side, we show that the black hole temperature, instead of a divergent behavior at small scales, admits a maximum value. This fact implies an extension of the Hawking-Page transition into a van der Waals-like phase diagram, with a critical point at a critical cosmological constant size in Plank units and a smooth crossover thereafter. We speculate that, in the gauge-string dictionary, this corresponds to the confinement "critical point" in number of colors at finite number of flavors, a highly non-trivial parameter that can be determined through lattice simulations.
Stability of anti-de sitter space in Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity.
Deppe, Nils; Kolly, Allison; Frey, Andrew; Kunstatter, Gabor
2015-02-20
Recently it has been argued that in Einstein gravity anti-de Sitter spacetime is unstable against the formation of black holes for a large class of arbitrarily small perturbations. We examine the effects of including a Gauss-Bonnet term. In five dimensions, spherically symmetric Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity has two key features: Choptuik scaling exhibits a radius gap, and the mass function goes to a finite value as the horizon radius vanishes. These suggest that black holes will not form dynamically if the total mass-energy content of the spacetime is too small, thereby restoring the stability of anti-de Sitter spacetime in this context. We support this claim with numerical simulations and uncover a rich structure in horizon radii and formation times as a function of perturbation amplitude. PMID:25763946
Graviton n-point functions for UV-complete theories in Anti-de Sitter space
Brustein, Ram; Medved, A. J. M.
2012-01-01
We calculate graviton n-point functions in an anti-de Sitter black brane background for effective gravity theories whose linearized equations of motion have at most two time derivatives. We compare the n-point functions in Einstein gravity to those in theories whose leading correction is quadratic in the Riemann tensor. The comparison is made for any number of gravitons and for all physical graviton modes in a kinematic region for which the leading correction can significantly modify the Eins...
Radial dimensional reduction: (anti) de Sitter theories from flat
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We propose a new form of dimensional reduction that constrains dilatation instead of a component of momentum. It corresponds to replacing toroidal compactification in a cartesian coordinate with that in the logarithm of the radius. Massive theories in de Sitter or anti de Sitter space are thus produced from massless (scale invariant) theories in one higher space or time dimension. As an example, we derive free massive actions for arbitrary representations of the (anti) de Sitter group in arbitrary dimensions. (Previous general results were restricted to symmetric tensors.) We also discuss generalizations to interacting theories. (author)
Critical phenomena of regular black holes in anti-de Sitter space-time
Fan, Zhong-Ying
2016-01-01
In General Relativity coupled to a non-linear electromagnetic field, together with a negative cosmological constant, we obtain the general static spherical symmetric black hole solution with magnetic charges, which is asymptotic to anti-de Sitter (AdS) space-times. In particular, for a degenerate case the solution becomes a Hayward-AdS black hole, which is regular everywhere in the full space-time. The existence of such a regular black hole solution preserves the weak energy condition while the strong energy condition is violated. We then derive the first law and the Smarr formula of the black hole solution. We further discuss its thermodynamic properties and study the critical phenomena in the extended phase space where the cosmological constant is treated as a thermodynamic variable as well as the parameter associated with the non-linear electrodynamics. We obtain many interesting results such as: the Maxwell's equal area law in the $P-V$ (or $S-T$) diagram is violated and consequently the critical point $(...
Equivalence of Emergent de Sitter Spaces from Conformal Field Theory
Asplund, Curtis T.; Callebaut, Nele; Zukowski, Claire
2016-01-01
Recently, two groups have made distinct proposals for a de Sitter space that is emergent from conformal field theory (CFT). The first proposal is that, for two-dimensional holographic CFTs, the kinematic space of geodesics on a spacelike slice of the asymptotically anti-de Sitter bulk is two-dimensional de Sitter space (dS$_2$), with a metric that can be derived from the entanglement entropy of intervals in the CFT. In the second proposal, de Sitter dynamics emerges naturally from the first l...
Vacuum for a massless quantum scalar field outside a collapsing shell in anti-de Sitter space-time
Abel, Paul G
2015-01-01
We consider a massless quantum scalar field on a two-dimensional space-time describing a thin shell of matter collapsing to form a Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter black hole. At early times, before the shell starts to collapse, the quantum field is in the vacuum state, corresponding to the Boulware vacuum on an eternal black hole space-time. The scalar field satisfies reflecting boundary conditions on the anti-de Sitter boundary. Using the Davies-Fulling-Unruh prescription for computing the renormalized expectation value of the stress-energy tensor, we find that at late times the black hole is in thermal equilibrium with a heat bath at the Hawking temperature, so the quantum field is in a state analogous to the Hartle-Hawking vacuum on an eternal black hole space-time.
Boundary Dynamics of Three-Dimensional Asymptotically Anti-de Sitter Space-Times
van Albada, Sacha Jennifer
2016-01-01
This thesis is organized as follows. In Chapter 2, some preliminaries are given on isometries and conformal symmetries, and we become familiar with the Virasoro algebra. Two examples of classical central charges are discussed. Chapter 3 contains an introduction to the Hamiltonian formulation of gauge theories in the context of Maxwell theory. The knowledge gained in Chapter 3 is applied to general relativity in Chapter 4. The Hamiltonian is shown to acquire a surface term due to the presence of the boundary. The geometrical properties of anti-de Sitter space and the BTZ black hole are the subject of Chapter 5. The main part of the discussion follows in Chapter 6, which contains the calculation of the central charge in the asymptotic symmetry algebra of asymptotically AdS3 space-times. After some preliminaries on the AdS/CFT correspondence and Chern-Simons theory, the derivation of the boundary conformal field theory is summarized in Chapter 7. Finally, Strominger's entropy calculation is presented in Chapter ...
Li, L X
2005-01-01
In this Letter we show that the vacuum polarization of quantum fields in an anti-de Sitter space naturally gives rise to a small but nonzero cosmological constant in a brane world living in it. To explain the extremely small ratio of mass density in the cosmological constant to the Planck mass density in our universe (\\approx 10^{-123}) as suggested by cosmological observations, all we need is a four-dimensional brane world (our universe) living in a five-dimensional anti-de Sitter space with a curvature radius r_0 \\sim 10^{-3}cm and a fundamental Planck energy M_P \\sim 10^9 GeV, and a scalar field with a mass m \\sim r_0^{-1}\\sim 10^{-2}eV. Probing gravity down to a scale \\sim 10^{-3}cm, which is attainable in the near future, will provide a test of the model.
Dilaton Black Holes in de Sitter or Anti-de Sitter Universe
Gao, Chang Jun; Zhang, Shuang Nan
2004-01-01
Poletti and Wiltshire have shown that, with the exception of a pure cosmological constant, the solution of a dilaton black hole in the background of de Sitter or anti-de Sitter universe, does not exist in the presence of one Liouville-type dilaton potential. Here with the combination of three Liouville-type dilaton potentials, we obtain the dilaton black hole solutions in the background of de Sitter or anti-de Sitter universe.
Black hole formation from pointlike particles in three-dimensional anti-de Sitter space
Lindgren, E. J.
2016-07-01
We study collisions of many point-like particles in three-dimensional anti-de Sitter space, generalizing the known result with two particles. We show how to construct exact solutions corresponding to the formation of either a black hole or a conical singularity from the collision of an arbitrary number of massless particles falling in radially from the boundary. We find that when going away from the case of equal energies and discrete rotational symmetry, this is not a trivial generalization of the two-particle case, but requires that the excised wedges corresponding to the particles must be chosen in a very precise way for a consistent solution. We also explicitly take the limit when the number of particles goes to infinity and obtain thin shell solutions that in general break rotational invariance, corresponding to an instantaneous and inhomogeneous perturbation at the boundary. We also compute the stress–energy tensor of the shell using the junction formalism for null shells and obtain agreement with the point particle picture.
Induced vacuum currents in anti-de Sitter space with toral dimensions
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E.R. Bezerra de Mello
2015-02-01
Full Text Available We investigate the Hadamard function and the vacuum expectation value of the current density for a charged massive scalar field on a slice of anti-de Sitter (AdS space described in Poincaré coordinates with toroidally compact dimensions. Along compact dimensions periodicity conditions are imposed on the field with general phases. Moreover, the presence of a constant gauge field is assumed. The latter gives rise to Aharonov–Bohm-like effects on the vacuum currents. The current density along compact dimensions is a periodic function of the gauge field flux with the period equal to the flux quantum. It vanishes on the AdS boundary and, near the horizon, to the leading order, it is conformally related to the corresponding quantity in Minkowski bulk for a massless field. For large values of the length of the compact dimension compared with the AdS curvature radius, the vacuum current decays as power-law for both massless and massive fields. This behavior is essentially different from the corresponding one in Minkowski background, where the currents for a massive field are suppressed exponentially.
Induced vacuum currents in anti-de Sitter space with toral dimensions
de Mello, E R Bezerra; Vardanyan, V
2015-01-01
We investigate the Hadamard function and the vacuum expectation value of the current density for a charged massive scalar field on a slice of anti-de Sitter (AdS) space described in Poincar\\'{e} coordinates with toroidally compact dimensions. Along compact dimensions periodicity conditions are imposed on the field with general phases. Moreover, the presence of a constant gauge field is assumed. The latter gives rise to Aharonov-Bohm-like effects on the vacuum currents. The current density along compact dimensions is a periodic function of the gauge field flux with the period equal to the flux quantum. It vanishes on the AdS boundary and, near the horizon, to the leading order, it is conformally related to the corresponding quantity in Minkowski bulk for a massless field. For large values of the length of the compact dimension compared with the AdS curvature radius, the vacuum current decays as power-law for both massless and massive fields. This behavior is essentially different from from the corresponding on...
Induced vacuum currents in anti-de Sitter space with toral dimensions
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Bezerra de Mello, E.R., E-mail: emello@fisica.ufpb.br [Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, 58.059-970, Caixa Postal 5.008, João Pessoa, PB (Brazil); Saharian, A.A., E-mail: saharian@ysu.am [Department of Physics, Yerevan State University, 1 Alex Manoogian Street, 0025 Yerevan (Armenia); Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, 58.059-970, Caixa Postal 5.008, João Pessoa, PB (Brazil); Vardanyan, V. [Department of Physics, Yerevan State University, 1 Alex Manoogian Street, 0025 Yerevan (Armenia); Institut für Theoretische Physik, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Philosophenweg 16, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany)
2015-02-04
We investigate the Hadamard function and the vacuum expectation value of the current density for a charged massive scalar field on a slice of anti-de Sitter (AdS) space described in Poincaré coordinates with toroidally compact dimensions. Along compact dimensions periodicity conditions are imposed on the field with general phases. Moreover, the presence of a constant gauge field is assumed. The latter gives rise to Aharonov–Bohm-like effects on the vacuum currents. The current density along compact dimensions is a periodic function of the gauge field flux with the period equal to the flux quantum. It vanishes on the AdS boundary and, near the horizon, to the leading order, it is conformally related to the corresponding quantity in Minkowski bulk for a massless field. For large values of the length of the compact dimension compared with the AdS curvature radius, the vacuum current decays as power-law for both massless and massive fields. This behavior is essentially different from the corresponding one in Minkowski background, where the currents for a massive field are suppressed exponentially.
The Brown-York mass of black holes in Warped Anti-de Sitter space
Giribet, Gastón
2013-01-01
We give a direct computation of the mass of black holes in Warped Anti-de Sitter space (WAdS) in terms of the Brown-York stress-tensor at the boundary. This permits to explore to what extent the holographic renormalization techniques can be applied to such type of deformation of AdS. We show that, despite some components of the boundary stress-tensor diverge and resist to be regularized by the introduction of local counterterms, the precise combination that gives the quasilocal energy density yields a finite integral. The result turns out to be in agreement with previous computations of the black hole mass obtained with different approaches. This is seen to happen both in the case of Topologically Massive Gravity and of the so-called New Massive Gravity. Here, we focus our attention on the latter. We observe that, despite other conserved charges diverge in the near boundary limit, the finite part in the large radius expansion captures the physically relevant contribution. We compute the black hole angular mom...
Induced vacuum currents in anti-de Sitter space with toral dimensions
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We investigate the Hadamard function and the vacuum expectation value of the current density for a charged massive scalar field on a slice of anti-de Sitter (AdS) space described in Poincaré coordinates with toroidally compact dimensions. Along compact dimensions periodicity conditions are imposed on the field with general phases. Moreover, the presence of a constant gauge field is assumed. The latter gives rise to Aharonov–Bohm-like effects on the vacuum currents. The current density along compact dimensions is a periodic function of the gauge field flux with the period equal to the flux quantum. It vanishes on the AdS boundary and, near the horizon, to the leading order, it is conformally related to the corresponding quantity in Minkowski bulk for a massless field. For large values of the length of the compact dimension compared with the AdS curvature radius, the vacuum current decays as power-law for both massless and massive fields. This behavior is essentially different from the corresponding one in Minkowski background, where the currents for a massive field are suppressed exponentially
Bjorken flow from an anti-de Sitter space Schwarzschild black hole.
Alsup, James; Siopsis, George
2008-07-18
We consider a large black hole in asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetime of arbitrary dimension with a Minkowski boundary. By performing an appropriate slicing as we approach the boundary, we obtain via holographic renormalization a gauge theory fluid obeying Bjorken hydrodynamics in the limit of large longitudinal proper time. The metric we obtain reproduces to leading order the metric recently found as a direct solution of the Einstein equations in five dimensions. Our results are also in agreement with recent exact results in three dimensions. PMID:18764245
No absorption in de Sitter space
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We study the wave equation for a minimally coupled massive scalar in D-dimensional de Sitter space. We compute the absorption cross section to investigate the property of the cosmological horizon in the southern diamond of de Sitter space. It is found that there is no absorption of radiation by the cosmological horizon of de Sitter space at the classical level. This means that the de Sitter space is usually in thermal equilibrium with the external scalar perturbation. It confirms that the cosmological horizon not only absorbs radiation of the scalar but also emits that previously absorbed by itself at the same rate, keeping the curvature radius of de Sitter space fixed. Finally, we discuss the dS/CFT correspondence in the context of the wave equation approach
A large-D Weyl invariant string model in Anti-de Sitter space
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In this thesis we present a novel scheme for calculating the bosonic string partition function on certain curved backgrounds related to Anti-de Sitter (AdS) space. We take the concept of a large N expansion from nonlinear sigma models in particle physics and apply it to the bosonic string theory sigma model, where the analogous large dimensionless parameter is the dimension of the target space, D. We then perform a perturbative expansion in negative powers of D, rather than in positive powers of α'/l2 (the conventional expansion parameter). As a specific example of a curved geometry of interest, we focus on an example of the metric proposed by Polyakov [1] to describe the dynamics of the Wilson loop of pure SU(N) Yang-Mills theory, namely AdS space. Using heat kernel methods, we find that within the large-D scheme one can obtain different conditions for Weyl invariance than those found in [2]. This is because our scheme is valid for backgrounds where α'/l2 is no longer small. In particular, we find that it is possible to have a dilaton that depends on the holographic coordinate only, provided one allows mixing of the ghost and matter sectors of the worldsheet theory. This field preserves Poincare invariance in the gauge theory, unlike the conventional dilaton. We also compute a simple string amplitude by constructing certain vertex operators for a scalar field in AdS, and discuss the consequences for the string spectrum. (author)
(Anti-)Evaporation of Schwarzschild-de Sitter Black Holes
Bousso, Raphael; Hawking, Stephen
1997-01-01
We study the quantum evolution of black holes immersed in a de Sitter background space. For black holes whose size is comparable to that of the cosmological horizon, this process differs significantly from the evaporation of asymptotically flat black holes. Our model includes the one-loop effective action in the s-wave and large N approximation. Black holes of the maximal mass are in equilibrium. Unexpectedly, we find that nearly maximal quantum Schwarzschild-de Sitter black holes anti-evapor...
The Hawking-Page crossover in noncommutative anti-deSitter space
Nicolini, Piero; Torrieri, Giorgio
2011-08-01
We study the problem of a Schwarzschild-anti-deSitter black hole in a non-commutative geometry framework, thought to be an effective description of quantum-gravitational spacetime. As a first step we derive the noncommutative geometry inspired Schwarzschild-anti-deSitter solution. After studying the horizon structure, we find that the curvature singularity is smeared out by the noncommutative fluctuations. On the thermodynamics side, we show that the black hole temperature, instead of a divergent behavior at small scales, admits a maximum value. This fact implies an extension of the Hawking-Page transition into a van der Waals-like phase diagram, with a critical point at a critical cosmological constant size in Plank units and a smooth crossover thereafter. We speculate that, in the gauge-string dictionary, this corresponds to the confinement "critical point" in number of colors at finite number of flavors, a highly non-trivial parameter that can be determined through lattice simulations.
Noncommutative de Sitter and FRW spaces
Burić, Maja; Madore, John
2015-10-01
Several versions of fuzzy four-dimensional de Sitter space are constructed using the noncommutative frame formalism. Although all noncommutative spacetimes which are found have commutative de Sitter metric as a classical limit, the algebras and the differential calculi which define them have many differences, which we derive and discuss.
Noncommutative de Sitter and FRW spaces
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Buric, Maja [University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physics, P.O. Box 44, Belgrade (Serbia); Madore, John [Laboratoire de Physique Theorique, Orsay (France)
2015-10-15
Several versions of fuzzy four-dimensional de Sitter space are constructed using the noncommutative frame formalism. Although all noncommutative spacetimes which are found have commutative de Sitter metric as a classical limit, the algebras and the differential calculi which define them have many differences, which we derive and discuss. (orig.)
Noncommutative de Sitter and FRW spaces
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Burić, Maja, E-mail: majab@ipb.ac.rs [Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, P.O. Box 44, 11001, Belgrade (Serbia); Madore, John, E-mail: madore@th.u-psud.fr [Laboratoire de Physique Théorique, 91405, Orsay (France)
2015-10-24
Several versions of fuzzy four-dimensional de Sitter space are constructed using the noncommutative frame formalism. Although all noncommutative spacetimes which are found have commutative de Sitter metric as a classical limit, the algebras and the differential calculi which define them have many differences, which we derive and discuss.
Who Ordered the Anti-de Sitter Tangent Group?
Chamseddine, Ali H.; Mukhanov, Viatcheslav(Theoretical Physics, Ludwig Maxmillians University, Theresienstr. 37, 80333, Munich, Germany)
2013-01-01
General relativity can be unambiguously formulated with Lorentz, de Sitter and anti-de Sitter tangent groups, which determine the fermionic representations. We show that besides of the Lorentz group only anti-de Sitter tangent group is consistent with all physical requirements.
The second law of thermodynamics, TCP, and Einstein causality in anti-de Sitter space-time
Buchholz, Detlev; Florig, Martin; Summers, Stephen J.
1999-01-01
If the vacuum is passive for uniformly accelerated observers in anti-de Sitter space-time (i.e. cannot be used by them to operate a "perpetuum mobile"), they will (a) register a universal value of the Hawking-Unruh temperature, (b) discover a TCP symmetry, and (c) find that observables in complementary wedge-shaped regions are commensurable (local) in the vacuum state. These results are model independent and hold in any theory which is compatible with some weak notion of space-time localization.
Prasia, P
2016-01-01
In this work we study the Quasi Normal Modes(QNMs) under massless scalar perturbations and the thermodynamics of linearly charged BTZ black holes in massive gravity in the (Anti)de Sitter((A)dS) space time. It is found that the behavior of QNMs changes with the massive parameter and also with the charge of the black hole. The thermodynamics of such black holes in the (A)dS space time is also analyzed in detail. The behavior of specific heat with temperature for such black holes gives an indication of a phase transition that depends on the massive parameter and also on the charge of the black hole.
Solitons and hairy black holes in Einstein-non-Abelian-Proca theory in anti-de Sitter space-time
Ponglertsakul, Supakchai
2016-01-01
We present new soliton and hairy black hole solutions of Einstein-non-Abelian-Proca theory in asymptotically anti-de Sitter space-time with gauge group ${\\mathfrak {su}}(2)$. For static, spherically symmetric configurations, we show that the gauge field must be purely magnetic, and solve the resulting field equations numerically. The equilibrium gauge field is described by a single function $\\omega (r)$, which must have at least one zero. The solitons and hairy black holes share many properties with the corresponding solutions in asymptotically flat space-time. In particular, all the solutions we study are unstable under linear, spherically symmetric, perturbations of the metric and gauge field.
Statistical entropy of de Sitter space
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Quantum gravity in 2+1 dimensions with a positive cosmological constant can be represented as an SL(2,C) Chern-Simons gauge theory. The symmetric vacuum of this theory is a degenerate configuration for which the gauge fields and spacetime metric vanish, while de Sitter space corresponds to a highly excited thermal state. Carlip's approach to black hole entropy can be adapted in this context to determine the statistical entropy of de Sitter space. We find that it equals one-quarter the area of the de Sitter horizon, in agreement with the semiclassical formula. (author)
Asymptotically anti-de Sitter Proca Stars
Duarte, Miguel
2016-01-01
We show that complex, massive spin-1 fields minimally coupled to Einstein's gravity with a negative cosmological constant, admit asymptotically anti-de Sitter self-gravitating solutions. Focusing on 4-dimensional spacetimes, we start by obtaining analytical solutions in the test-field limit, where the Proca field equations can be solved in a fixed anti-de Sitter background, and then find fully non-linear solutions numerically. These solutions are a natural extension of the recently found asymptotically flat Proca stars and share similar properties with scalar boson stars. In particular, we show that they are stable against spherically symmetric linear perturbations for a range of fundamental frequencies limited by their point of maximum mass. We finish with an overview of the behavior of Proca stars in $5$ dimensions.
More on asymptotically anti-de Sitter spaces in topologically massive gravity
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Recently, the asymptotic behavior of three-dimensional anti-de Sitter (AdS) gravity with a topological mass term was investigated. Boundary conditions were given that were asymptotically invariant under the two dimensional conformal group and that included a falloff of the metric sufficiently slow to consistently allow pp-wave type of solutions. Now, pp waves can have two different chiralities. Above the chiral point and at the chiral point, however, only one chirality can be considered, namely, the chirality that has the milder behavior at infinity. The other chirality blows up faster than AdS and does not define an asymptotically AdS spacetime. By contrast, both chiralities are subdominant with respect to the asymptotic behavior of AdS spacetime below the chiral point. Nevertheless, the boundary conditions given in the earlier treatment only included one of the two chiralities (which could be either one) at a time. We investigate in this paper whether one can generalize these boundary conditions in order to consider simultaneously both chiralities below the chiral point. We show that this is not possible if one wants to keep the two-dimensional conformal group as asymptotic symmetry group. Hence, the boundary conditions given in the earlier treatment appear to be the best possible ones compatible with conformal symmetry. In the course of our investigations, we provide general formulas controlling the asymptotic charges for all values of the topological mass (not just below the chiral point).
Compact space-like hypersurfaces in de Sitter space
Jinchi Lv
2005-01-01
We present some integral formulas for compact space-like hypersurfaces in de Sitter space and some equivalent characterizations for totally umbilical compact space-like hypersurfaces in de Sitter space in terms of mean curvature and higher-order mean curvatures.
Trigonometry in extended hyperbolic space and extended de Sitter space
Cho, Yunhi
2007-01-01
We study the hyperbolic cosine and sine laws in the extended hyperbolic space which contains hyperbolic space as a subset and is an analytic continuation of the hyperbolic space. And we also study the spherical cosine and sine laws in the extended de Sitter space which contains de Sitter Space $S^n_1$ as a subset and is also an analytic continuation of de Sitter space. In fact, the extended hyperbolic space and extended de Sitter space are the same space only differ by -1 multiple in the metric. Hence these two extended spaces clearly show and apparently explain that why many corresponding formulas in hyperbolic and spherical space are very similar each other. From these extended trigonometry laws, we can give a coherent and geometrically simple explanation for the various relations between the lengths and angles of hyperbolic polygons and relations on de Sitter polygons which lie on $S^2_1$.
(Anti-)Evaporation of Schwarzschild-de Sitter Black Holes
Bousso, R; Bousso, Raphael; Hawking, Stephen
1998-01-01
We study the quantum evolution of black holes immersed in a de Sitter background space. For black holes whose size is comparable to that of the cosmological horizon, this process differs significantly from the evaporation of asymptotically flat black holes. Our model includes the one-loop effective action in the s-wave and large N approximation. Black holes of the maximal mass are in equilibrium. Unexpectedly, we find that nearly maximal quantum Schwarzschild-de Sitter black holes anti-evaporate. However, there is a different perturbative mode that leads to evaporation. We show that this mode will always be excited when a pair of cosmological holes nucleates.
(Anti-)evaporation of Schwarzschild-de Sitter black holes
Bousso, Raphael; Hawking, Stephen W.
1998-02-01
We study the quantum evolution of black holes immersed in a de Sitter background space. For black holes whose size is comparable to that of the cosmological horizon, this process differs significantly from the evaporation of asymptotically flat black holes. Our model includes the one-loop effective action in the s-wave and large N approximation. Black holes of the maximal mass are in equilibrium. Unexpectedly, we find that nearly maximal quantum Schwarzschild-de Sitter black holes anti-evaporate. However, there is a different perturbative mode that leads to evaporation. We show that this mode will always be excited when a pair of cosmological holes nucleates.
Quasinormal modes of black holes in anti-de Sitter space: a numerical and analytical study
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Full text. The AdS/CFT duality has established a mapping between quantities in the bulk AdS black-hole physics and observables in a boundary finite-temperature field theory. Such a relationship appears to be valid for an arbitrary number of spacetime dimensions, extrapolating the original formulations of Maldacena's correspondence. In the same sense properties like the hydrodynamic behavior of AdS black-hole fluctuations have been proved to be universal. We investigate in this work the complete quasinormal spectra of gravitational perturbations of d- dimensional plane-symmetric AdS black holes (black branes). Holographically the frequencies of the quasinormal modes correspond to the poles of two-point correlation functions of the field-theory stress-energy tensor. The important issue of the correct boundary condition to be imposed on the gauge-invariant perturbation fields at the AdS boundary is studied and elucidated in a fully d-dimensional context. The sound-wave (shear-mode) behavior of scalar(vector)-type low-frequency quasinormal mode is analytically and numerically confirmed. Using series solutions and time-domain evolutions, we obtain the dispersion relations of the first few modes in the low-, intermediate- and high-wavenumber regimes. We probe the eikonal limit of the gravitational and scalar-field quasinormal modes of large black holes and black branes in anti-de Sitter backgrounds, and we confirm all the main qualitative features of these slowly-damped modes as predicted by Festuccia and Liu [G. Festuccia and H. Liu, arXiv: 0811.1033] for the scalar-field (tensor-type gravitational) fluctuations. (author)
Vacuum polarization and dynamical symmetry breaking in de Sitter space
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A theory of free and interacting massless fields is constructed in static de Sitter space and also in the conic de Sitter space containing a straight-line cosmic string. Vacuum-polarization effects and dynamical symmetry breaking are studied
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We propose a consistent setup for the holographic dual of the strongly coupled large-Nc N=4 super Yang-Mills theory plasma which undergoes the Bjorken flow relevant to the quark-gluon plasma at BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider and CERN LHC. The dual geometry is constructed order by order in a well-defined late-time expansion. The transport coefficients are determined by the regularity of the geometry. We prove, for the first time, that the dual geometry has an apparent horizon, hence, an event horizon, which covers a singularity at the origin. Further we prove that the dual geometry is regular to all orders in the late-time expansion under an appropriate choice of the transport coefficients. This choice is also shown to be unique. Our model serves as a concrete well-defined example of a time-dependent anti-de Sitter-space/conformal-field-theory dual
Conformal linear gravity in de Sitter space
Fatemi, S; Takook, M V; Tanhayi, M R
2009-01-01
It has been shown that the theory of linear conformal quantum gravity must include a tensor field of rank 3 and mixed symmetry [1]. In this paper, we obtain the field equation of such field, with conformal degree zero in de Sitter space. Then, in order to relate this rank-3 tensor field with the symmetric tensor field of rank-2, $\\K_{\\alpha\\beta}$, we will define homomorphisms between them. Our main result is that if one insists $\\K_{\\alpha\\beta}$ transform according to the unitary irreducible representations of de Sitter and conformal groups it must satisfy a filed equation of order 6.
Notes on euclidean de Sitter space
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We discuss issues relating to the topology of euclidean de Sitter space. We show that in (2+1) dimensions, the euclidean continuation of the 'causal diamond', i.e. the region of spacetime accessible to a timelike observer is a three-hemisphere. However, when de Sitter entropy is computed in a 'stretched horizon' picture, then we argue that the correct euclidean topology is a solid torus. The solid torus shrinks and degenerates into a three-hemisphere as one goes from the 'stretched horizon' to the horizon, giving the euclidean continuation of the causal diamond. We finally comment on generalisation of these results to higher dimensions. (author)
Krein Spaces in de Sitter Quantum Theories
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Gazeau, J.P.; Siegl, Petr; Youssef, A.
2010-01-01
Roč. 6, - (2010), 011/1-011/23. ISSN 1815-0659 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z10480505 Keywords : de Sitter group * undecomposable representations * Krein spaces Subject RIV: BE - Theoretical Physics Impact factor: 0.856, year: 2010
Holographic Space-time Models of Anti-deSitter Space-times
Banks, Tom
2016-01-01
We study the constraints on HST models of AdS space-time. The causal diamonds of HST along time-like geodesics of AdS space-time, fit nicely into the FRW patch of AdS space. The coordinate singularity of the FRW patch is identified with the proper time at which the Hilbert space of the causal diamond becomes infinite dimensional. For diamonds much smaller than the AdS radius, RAdS, the time dependent Hamiltonians of HST are the same as those used to describe similar diamonds in Minkowski space. In particular, they are invariant under the fuzzy analog of volume preserving diffeomorphisms of the holographic screen, which leads to fast scrambling of perturbations on the horizon of a black hole of size smaller than RAdS. We argue that, in order to take a limit of this system which converges to a CFT, one must choose Hamiltonians, in a range of proper times of order RAdS, which break this invariance, and become local in a particular choice of basis for the variables. We show that, beginning with flat, sub-RAdS, pa...
de Sitter Space is Unstable in Quantum Gravity
Rajaraman, Arvind
2016-01-01
Graviton loop corrections to observables in de Sitter space often lead to infrared divergences. We show that these infrared divergences are resolved by the spontaneous breaking of de Sitter invariance.
On the stability of anti-de Sitter spacetime
Deppe, Nils
2016-01-01
We present results from a detailed study of spherically symmetric Einstein-massless-scalar field dynamics with a negative cosmological constant in four to nine spacetime dimensions. This study is the first to examine dynamics in AdS beyond five dimensions and the gauge dependence of recently proposed perturbative methods. Using these perturbative methods, we provide evidence that the oscillatory divergence used to argue for instability of anti-de Sitter space by Bizon et al. is a gauge-dependent effect in five spacetime dimensions. Interestingly, we find that this behavior appears to be gauge-independent in higher dimensions; however, understanding how this divergence depends on the initial data is more difficult. The results we present show that while much progress has been made in understanding the rich dynamics and stability of anti-de Sitter space, a clear route to the answer of whether or not it is stable still eludes us.
Schwinger effect in de Sitter space
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We consider Schwinger pair production in 1+1 dimensional de Sitter space, filled with a constant electric field E. This can be thought of as a model for describing false vacuum decay beyond the semiclassical approximation, where pairs of a quantum field φ of mass m and charge e play the role of vacuum bubbles. We find that the adiabatic ''in'' vacuum associated with the flat chart develops a space-like expectation value for the current J, which manifestly breaks the de Sitter invariance of the background fields. We derive a simple expression for J(E), showing that both ''upward'' and ''downward'' tunneling contribute to the build-up of the current. For heavy fields, with m2 >> eE,H2, the current is exponentially suppressed, in agreement with the results of semiclassical instanton methods. Here, H is the inverse de Sitter radius. On the other hand, light fields with m || H lead to a phenomenon of infrared hyperconductivity, where a very small electric field mH∼
Schwinger effect in de Sitter space
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Fröb, Markus B.; Garriga, Jaume [Departament de Física Fonamental i Institut de Ciències del Cosmos, Universitat de Barcelona, Martí i Franquès 1, 08028 Barcelona (Spain); Kanno, Sugumi [Laboratory for Quantum Gravity and Strings and Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravity Center, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7701 (South Africa); Sasaki, Misao; Tanaka, Takahiro [Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502 (Japan); Soda, Jiro [Department of Physics, Kobe University, Kobe 657-8501 (Japan); Vilenkin, Alexander, E-mail: mfroeb@ffn.ub.edu, E-mail: jaume.garriga@ub.edu, E-mail: sugumi.kanno@uct.ac.za, E-mail: misao@yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp, E-mail: jiro@phys.sci.kobe-u.ac.jp, E-mail: tanaka@yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp, E-mail: vilenkin@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu [Institute of Cosmology, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155 (United States)
2014-04-01
We consider Schwinger pair production in 1+1 dimensional de Sitter space, filled with a constant electric field E. This can be thought of as a model for describing false vacuum decay beyond the semiclassical approximation, where pairs of a quantum field φ of mass m and charge e play the role of vacuum bubbles. We find that the adiabatic ''in'' vacuum associated with the flat chart develops a space-like expectation value for the current J, which manifestly breaks the de Sitter invariance of the background fields. We derive a simple expression for J(E), showing that both ''upward'' and ''downward'' tunneling contribute to the build-up of the current. For heavy fields, with m{sup 2} >> eE,H{sup 2}, the current is exponentially suppressed, in agreement with the results of semiclassical instanton methods. Here, H is the inverse de Sitter radius. On the other hand, light fields with m || H lead to a phenomenon of infrared hyperconductivity, where a very small electric field mH∼
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We reformulate the Bekenstein bound as the requirement of positivity of the Helmholtz free energy at the minimum value of the function L=E-S/(2πR), where R is some measure of the size of the system. The minimum of L occurs at the temperature T=1/(2πR). In the case of n-dimensional anti-de Sitter spacetime, the rather poorly defined size R acquires a precise definition in terms of the AdS radius l, with R=l/(n-2). We previously found that the Bekenstein bound holds for all known black holes in AdS. However, in this paper we show that the Bekenstein bound is not generally valid for free quantum fields in AdS, even if one includes the Casimir energy. Some other aspects of thermodynamics in anti-de Sitter spacetime are briefly touched upon
Quantum discord in de Sitter space
Kanno, Sugumi; Soda, Jiro
2016-01-01
We study quantum discord between two free modes of a massive scalar field in a maximally entangled state in de Sitter space. We introduce two observers, one in a global chart and the other in an open chart of de Sitter space, and the observers determine the quantum discord created by each detecting one of the modes. This situation is analogous to the relationship between an observer in a Minkowski chart and another in one of the two Rindler charts in flat space. We find that the state becomes less entangled as the curvature of the open chart gets larger. In particular, for the cases of a massless, and a conformally coupled scalar field, the entanglement vanishes in the limit of infinite curvature. However, we find that the quantum discord never disappears even in the limit that entanglement disappears.
Phase Spaces for asymptotically de Sitter Cosmologies
Kelly, William R
2012-01-01
We construct two types of phase spaces for asymptotically de Sitter Einstein-Hilbert gravity in each spacetime dimension $d \\ge 3$. One type contains solutions asymptotic to the expanding spatially-flat ($k=0$) cosmological patch of de Sitter space while the other is asymptotic to the expanding hyperbolic $(k=-1)$ patch. Each phase space has a non-trivial asymptotic symmetry group (ASG) which includes the isometry group of the corresponding de Sitter patch. For $d=3$ and $k=-1$ our ASG also contains additional generators and leads to a Virasoro algebra with vanishing central charge. Furthermore, we identify an interesting algebra (even larger than the ASG) containing two Virasoro algebras related by a reality condition and having imaginary central charges $\\pm i \\frac{3\\ell}{2G}$. On the appropriate phase spaces, our charges agree with those obtained previously using dS/CFT methods. Thus we provide a sense in which (some of) the dS/CFT charges act on a well-defined phase space. Along the way we show that, des...
Bessa, C H G
2004-01-01
We investigate the motion of a test particle in a d-dimensional, spherically symmetric and static space-time supported by a mass $M$ plus a $\\Lambda$-term. The motion is strongly dependent on the sign of $\\Lambda$. In Schwarzschild-de Sitter (SdS) space-time ($\\Lambda > 0$), besides the physical singularity at $r=0$ there are cases with two horizons and two turning points, one horizon and one turning point and the complete absence of horizon and turning points. For Schwarzschild-Anti de Sitter (SAdS) space-time ($\\Lambda < 0$) the horizon coordinate is associated to a unique turning point.
Conformally covariant quantization of the Maxwell field in de Sitter space
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In this article, we quantize the Maxwell ('massless spin one') de Sitter field in a conformally invariant gauge. This quantization is invariant under the SO0(2,4) group and consequently under the de Sitter group. We obtain a new de Sitter-invariant two-point function which is very simple. Our method relies on the one hand on a geometrical point of view which uses the realization of Minkowski, de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spaces as intersections of the null cone in R6 and a moving plane, and on the other hand on a canonical quantization scheme of the Gupta-Bleuler type.
De Sitter Space Without Dynamical Quantum Fluctuations
Boddy, Kimberly K.; Carroll, Sean M.; Pollack, Jason
2016-06-01
We argue that, under certain plausible assumptions, de Sitter space settles into a quiescent vacuum in which there are no dynamical quantum fluctuations. Such fluctuations require either an evolving microstate, or time-dependent histories of out-of-equilibrium recording devices, which we argue are absent in stationary states. For a massive scalar field in a fixed de Sitter background, the cosmic no-hair theorem implies that the state of the patch approaches the vacuum, where there are no fluctuations. We argue that an analogous conclusion holds whenever a patch of de Sitter is embedded in a larger theory with an infinite-dimensional Hilbert space, including semiclassical quantum gravity with false vacua or complementarity in theories with at least one Minkowski vacuum. This reasoning provides an escape from the Boltzmann brain problem in such theories. It also implies that vacuum states do not uptunnel to higher-energy vacua and that perturbations do not decohere while slow-roll inflation occurs, suggesting that eternal inflation is much less common than often supposed. On the other hand, if a de Sitter patch is a closed system with a finite-dimensional Hilbert space, there will be Poincaré recurrences and dynamical Boltzmann fluctuations into lower-entropy states. Our analysis does not alter the conventional understanding of the origin of density fluctuations from primordial inflation, since reheating naturally generates a high-entropy environment and leads to decoherence, nor does it affect the existence of non-dynamical vacuum fluctuations such as those that give rise to the Casimir effect.
Fluctuation and dissipation in de Sitter space
Fischler, Willy; Pedraza, Juan F; Tangarife, Walter
2014-01-01
In this paper we study some thermal properties of quantum field theories in de Sitter space by means of holographic techniques. We focus on the static patch of de Sitter and assume that the quantum fields are in the standard Bunch-Davies vacuum. More specifically, we follow the stochastic motion of a massive charged particle due to its interaction with Hawking radiation. The process is described in terms of the theory of Brownian motion in inhomogeneous media and its associated Langevin dynamics. At late times, we find that the particle undergoes a regime of slow diffusion and never reaches the horizon, in stark contrast to the usual random walk behavior at finite temperature. Nevertheless, the fluctuation-dissipation theorem is found to hold at all times.
Schwinger effect in de Sitter space
Fröb, Markus B; Kanno, Sugumi; Sasaki, Misao; Soda, Jiro; Tanaka, Takahiro; Vilenkin, Alexander
2014-01-01
We consider Schwinger pair production in 1+1 dimensional de Sitter space, filled with a constant electric field $E$. This can be thought of as a model for describing false vacuum decay beyond the semiclassical approximation, where pairs of a quantum field $\\phi$ of mass $m$ and charge $e$ play the role of vacuum bubbles. We find that the adiabatic "in" vacuum associated with the flat chart develops a space-like expectation value for the current $J$, which manifestly breaks the de Sitter invariance of the background fields. We derive a simple expression for $J(E)$, showing that both "upward" and "downward" tunneling contribute to the build-up of the current. For heavy fields, with $m^2\\gg eE,H^2$, the current is exponentially suppressed, in agreement with the results of semiclassical instanton methods. Here $H$ is the inverse de Sitter radius. On the other hand, light fields with $ m \\ll H$ lead to a phenomenon of infrared hyperconductivity, where a very small electric field $mH \\lesssim eE \\ll H^2$ leads to a...
De Sitter Space Without Quantum Fluctuations
Boddy, Kimberly K; Pollack, Jason
2014-01-01
We argue that, under certain plausible assumptions, de Sitter space settles into a quiescent vacuum in which there are no quantum fluctuations. Quantum fluctuations require time-dependent histories of out-of-equilibrium recording devices, which are absent in stationary states. For a massive scalar field in a fixed de Sitter background, the cosmic no-hair theorem implies that the state of the patch approaches the vacuum, where there are no fluctuations. We argue that an analogous conclusion holds whenever a patch of de Sitter is embedded in a larger theory with an infinite-dimensional Hilbert space, including semiclassical quantum gravity with false vacua or complementarity in theories with at least one Minkowski vacuum. This reasoning provides an escape from the Boltzmann brain problem in such theories. It also implies that vacuum states do not uptunnel to higher-energy vacua and that perturbations do not decohere while slow-roll inflation occurs, suggesting that eternal inflation is much less common than oft...
Equivalence of Emergent de Sitter Spaces from Conformal Field Theory
Asplund, Curtis T; Zukowski, Claire
2016-01-01
Recently, two groups have made distinct proposals for a de Sitter space that is emergent from conformal field theory (CFT). The first proposal is that, for two-dimensional holographic CFTs, the kinematic space of geodesics on a spacelike slice of the asymptotically anti-de Sitter bulk is two-dimensional de Sitter space (dS$_2$), with a metric that can be derived from the entanglement entropy of intervals in the CFT. In the second proposal, de Sitter dynamics emerges naturally from the first law of entanglement entropy for perturbations around the vacuum state of CFTs. We provide support for the equivalence of these two emergent spacetimes in the vacuum case and beyond. In particular, we study the kinematic spaces of nontrivial solutions of $3$d gravity, including the BTZ black string, BTZ black hole, and conical singularities. We argue that the resulting spaces are generically globally hyperbolic spacetimes that support dynamics given boundary conditions at future infinity. For the BTZ black string, correspon...
Discrete Torsion, (Anti) de Sitter D4-Brane and Tunneling
Singh, Abhishek K.; Pandey, P. K.; Singh, Sunita; Kar, Supriya
2014-06-01
We obtain quantum geometries on a vacuum created pair of a (DDbar)3-brane, at a Big Bang singularity, by a local two form on a D4-brane. In fact our analysis is provoked by an established phenomenon leading to a pair creation by a gauge field at a black hole horizon by Stephen Hawking in 1975. Importantly, the five dimensional microscopic black holes are described by an effective non-perturbative curvature underlying a discrete torsion in a second order formalism. In the case for a non-propagating torsion, the effective curvature reduces to Riemannian, which in a low energy limit may describe Einstein vacuum in the formalism. In particular, our analysis suggests that a non-trivial space begin with a hot de Sitter brane-Universe underlying a nucleation of a vacuum pair of (DDbar)-instanton at a Big Bang. A pair of instanton nucleats a D-particle which in turn combines with an anti D-particle to describe a D-string and so on. The nucleation of a pair of higher dimensional pair of brane/anti-brane from a lower dimensional pair may be viewed via an expansion of the brane-Universe upon time. It is in conformity with the conjecture of a branes within a brane presumably in presence of the non-zero modes of two form. Interestingly, we perform a thermal analysis underlying various emergent quantum de Sitter vacua on a D4-brane and argue for the plausible tunneling geometries underlying a thermal equilibrium. It is argued that a de Sitter Schwarzschild undergoes quantum tunneling to an AdS-brane Schwarzschild via Nariai and de Sitter topological black hole.
Discrete Torsion, (Anti) de Sitter D4-Brane and Tunneling
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We obtain quantum geometries on a vacuum created pair of a (DD¯)3-brane, at a Big Bang singularity, by a local two form on a D4-brane. In fact our analysis is provoked by an established phenomenon leading to a pair creation by a gauge field at a black hole horizon by Stephen Hawking in 1975. Importantly, the five dimensional microscopic black holes are described by an effective non-perturbative curvature underlying a discrete torsion in a second order formalism. In the case for a non-propagating torsion, the effective curvature reduces to Riemannian, which in a low energy limit may describe Einstein vacuum in the formalism. In particular, our analysis suggests that a non-trivial space begin with a hot de Sitter brane-Universe underlying a nucleation of a vacuum pair of (DD¯)-instanton at a Big Bang. A pair of instanton nucleats a D-particle which in turn combines with an anti D-particle to describe a D-string and so on. The nucleation of a pair of higher dimensional pair of brane/anti-brane from a lower dimensional pair may be viewed via an expansion of the brane-Universe upon time. It is in conformity with the conjecture of a branes within a brane presumably in presence of the non-zero modes of two form. Interestingly, we perform a thermal analysis underlying various emergent quantum de Sitter vacua on a D4-brane and argue for the plausible tunneling geometries underlying a thermal equilibrium. It is argued that a de Sitter Schwarzschild undergoes quantum tunneling to an AdS-brane Schwarzschild via Nariai and de Sitter topological black hole
Interacting Quantum Fields on de Sitter Space
Barata, João C A; Mund, Jen
2016-01-01
In 1975 Figari, H{\\o}egh-Krohn and Nappi constructed the ${\\mathscr P}(\\varphi)_2$ model on the two-dimensional de Sitter space. Here we complement their work with a number of new results. In particular, we show that $i.)$ the unitary irreducible representations of $SO_0(1,2)$ for both the principal and the complementary series can be formulated on the Hilbert space spanned by wave functions supported on the Cauchy surface; $ii.)$ physical infrared problems are absent on de Sitter space; $iii.)$ the interacting quantum fields satisfy the equations of motion in their covariant form; $iv.)$ the generators of the boosts and the rotations for the interacting quantum field theory arise by contracting the stress-energy tensor with the relevant Killing vector fields and integrating over the relevant line segments. They generate a reducible, unitary representation of the Lorentz group on the Fock space for the free field. We establish also relations to the modular objects of (relative) Tomita-Takesaki theory. In addi...
Constraining de Sitter Space in String Theory.
Kutasov, David; Maxfield, Travis; Melnikov, Ilarion; Sethi, Savdeep
2015-08-14
We argue that the heterotic string does not have classical vacua corresponding to de Sitter space-times of dimension four or higher. The same conclusion applies to type II vacua in the absence of Ramond-Ramond fluxes. Our argument extends prior supergravity no-go results to regimes of high curvature. We discuss the interpretation of the heterotic result from the perspective of dual type II orientifold constructions. Our result suggests that the genericity arguments used in string landscape discussions should be viewed with caution. PMID:26317710
Surface tensions in horizon thermodynamics of Anti-de Sitter and de Sitter spacetimes
Chen, Deyou; Tao, Jun
2016-01-01
Adopting the surface tensions, we review the horizon thermodynamics of a Reissner-Nordstrom Anti-de Sitter black hole and a pure de Sitter spacetime. The modified first laws of thermodynamics, which obeys the corresponding Smarr relations, are gotten. For the black hole, the law is written as $\\delta E = T \\delta S - \\sigma\\delta A$ when the cosmological constant is fixed, where $E$ and $\\sigma$ are the Misner-Sharp mass and the surface tension, respectively. Treating the cosmological constant as an variable associated to the pressure, we rewrite the law as $\\delta E_0 = T \\delta S - \\sigma_{eff}\\delta A +V\\delta P$. The effective surface tension and pressure are obtained. The form of the modified first law of the de Sitter spacetime is different from that of the black hole.
Compactifying de Sitter space naturally selects a small cosmological constant
Brown, Adam R.; Dahlen, Alex; Masoumi, Ali
2014-12-01
We study compactifications of D -dimensional de Sitter space with a q -form flux down to D -N q dimensions. We show that for (N -1 )(q -1 )≥2 there are double-exponentially or even infinitely many compact de Sitter vacua, and that their effective cosmological constants accumulate at zero. This population explosion of Λ ≪1 de Sitters arises by a mechanism analogous to natural selection.
Do supersymmetric anti-de Sitter black rings exist?
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We determine the most general near-horizon geometry of a supersymmetric, asymptotically anti-de Sitter, black hole solution of five-dimensional minimal gauged supergravity that admits two rotational symmetries. The near-horizon geometry is that of the supersymmetric, topologically spherical, black hole solution of Chong et al. This proves that regular supersymmetric anti-de Sitter black rings with two rotational symmetries do not exist in minimal supergravity. However, we do find a solution corresponding to the near-horizon geometry of a supersymmetric black ring held in equilibrium by a conical singularity, which suggests that nonsupersymmetric anti-de Sitter black rings may exist but cannot be 'balanced' in the supersymmetric limit
Gravitational collapse in asymptotically anti-de Sitter or de Sitter backgrounds
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We study here the gravitational collapse of a matter cloud with a nonvanishing tangential pressure in the presence of a nonzero cosmological term Λ. It is investigated how Λ modifies the dynamics of the collapsing cloud and whether it affects the cosmic censorship. Conditions for bounce and singularity formation are derived. It is seen that when the tangential pressure vanishes, the bounce and singularity conditions reduce to the dust case studied earlier. The collapsing interior is matched to an exterior which is asymptotically de Sitter or anti-de Sitter, depending on the sign of the cosmological constant. The junction conditions for matching the cloud to the exterior are specified. The effect of Λ on apparent horizons is studied in some detail and the nature of central singularity is analyzed. The visibility of singularity and implications for the cosmic censorship conjecture are discussed. It is shown that for a nonvanishing cosmological constant, both black hole and naked singularities do form as collapse end states in spacetimes which are asymptotically de Sitter or anti-de Sitter
A Static Solution of Yang-Mills Equation on Anti-de Sitter Space
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CHEN Li; REN Xin-An
2009-01-01
Since product metric on AdS space has played a very important role in Lorentz version of AdS/CFT correspondence, the Yang-Mills equation on AdS space with this metric is considered and a static solution is obtained in this paper, which helps to understand the AdS/CFT correspondence of Yang-Mills fields.
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YANG Shu-Zheng; JIANG Qing-Quan; LI Hui-Ling
2006-01-01
Applying Parikh-Wilzcek's semi-classical quantum tunneling model, we study the Hawking radiation of charged particles as tunneling from the event horizon of a cylindrically symmetric black hole in anti-de Sitter space-time.The derived result shows that the tunneling rate of charged particles is related to the change of Bekenstein-Hawking entropy and that the radiation spectrum is not strictly pure thermal after taking the black hole background dynamical and self-gravitation interaction into account, but is consistent with the underlying unitary theory.
Holographic Schwinger effect in de Sitter space
Fischler, Willy; Pedraza, Juan F; Tangarife, Walter
2014-01-01
Using the AdS/CFT correspondence, we construct the holographic dual of a tunneling instanton describing Schwinger pair creation in de Sitter space. Our approach allows us to extract the critical value of the electric field for which the potential barrier disappears, rendering the vacuum unstable. In addition, we compute the large-$\\lambda$, large-$N_c$ corrections to the nucleation rate and we find that it agrees with previous expectations based on perturbative computations. As a by-product of this investigation, we study the causal structure of the string dual to the nucleated pair as seen by different static observers and we show that it can be interpreted as a dynamical creation of a `gluonic' wormhole. We explain how this result provides further evidence for the ER=EPR conjecture as an equivalence between two descriptions of the same physical phenomenon.
(Anti-)de Sitter Black Hole Entropy and Generalized Uncertainty Principle
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ZHAO Ren; ZHANG Li-Chun; HU Shuang-Qi
2006-01-01
We generalize the method that is used to study corrections to Cardy-Verlinde formula due to generalized uncertainty principle and discuss corrections to Cardy-Verlinde formula due to generalized uncertainty principle in (anti)-de Sitter space. Because in de Sitter black hole spacetime the radiation temperature of the black hole horizon is different from the one of the cosmological horizon, this spacetime is a thermodynamical non-equilibrium spacetime.
(Anti-)de Sitter Black Hole Thermodynamics and the Generalized Uncertainty Principle
Bolen, Brett; Cavaglia, Marco
2004-01-01
We extend the derivation of the Hawking temperature of a Schwarzschild black hole via the Heisenberg uncertainty principle to the de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spacetimes. The thermodynamics of the Schwarzschild-(anti-)de Sitter black holes is obtained from the generalized uncertainty principle of string theory and non-commutative geometry. This may explain why the thermodynamics of (anti-)de Sitter-like black holes admits a holographic description in terms of a dual quantum conformal field th...
From Fock's Transformation to de Sitter Space
Foughali, T
2016-01-01
As in Deformed Special Relativity, we showed recently that the Fock coordinate transformation can be derived from a new deformed Poisson brackets. This approach allowed us to establish the corresponding momentum transformation which keeps invariant the four dimensional contraction $p_{\\mu} x^{\\mu} $. From the resulting deformed algebra, we construct in this paper the corresponding first Casimir. After first quantization, we show by using the Klein-Gordon equation that the spacetime of the Fock transformation is the de Sitter one. As we will see, the invariant length representing the universe radius in the spacetime of Fock's transformation is exactly the radius of the embedded hypersurface representing the de Sitter spacetime.
Superradiant instabilities of asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes
Green, Stephen R.; Hollands, Stefan; Ishibashi, Akihiro; Wald, Robert M.
2016-06-01
We study the linear stability of asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes in general relativity in spacetime dimension d≥slant 4. Our approach is an adaptation of the general framework of Hollands and Wald, which gives a stability criterion in terms of the sign of the canonical energy, { E }. The general framework was originally formulated for static or stationary and axisymmetric black holes in the asymptotically flat case, and the stability analysis for that case applies only to axisymmetric perturbations. However, in the asymptotically anti-de Sitter case, the stability analysis requires only that the black hole have a single Killing field normal to the horizon and there are no restrictions on the perturbations (apart from smoothness and appropriate behavior at infinity). For an asymptotically anti-de Sitter black hole, we define an ergoregion to be a region where the horizon Killing field is spacelike; such a region, if present, would normally occur near infinity. We show that for black holes with ergoregions, initial data can be constructed such that { E }\\lt 0, so all such black holes are unstable. To obtain such initial data, we first construct an approximate solution to the constraint equations using the WKB method, and then we use the Corvino–Schoen technique to obtain an exact solution. We also discuss the case of charged asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes with generalized ergoregions.
Dynamically broken Anti-de Sitter action for gravity
Tresguerres, Romualdo
2008-01-01
Due to a suitable Higgs mechanism, a standard Anti-de Sitter gauge theory becomes spontaneously broken. The resulting Lorentz invariant gravitational action includes the Hilbert-Einstein term of ordinary Einstein-Cartan gravity with cosmological constant, plus contributions quadratic in curvature and torsion, and a scalar Higgs sector.
Fermions in (Anti) de Sitter Gravity in Four Dimensions
Ikeda, Noriaki; Fukuyama, Takeshi
2009-01-01
Fermions in (anti) de Sitter gravity theory in four dimensions are considered. Especially we propose new fermion actions to derive a Weyl or Majorana fermion action if we break the AdS (dS) group to the Lorentz group in curved spacetime.
On electric field in anti-de Sitter spacetime
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In this paper we calculate the electromagnetic field produced using retarded Green's function in Anti-de Sitter spacetime (AdS). Since this spacetime is non-globally hyperbolic and has no Cauchy surface, we only consider the field originated from a charge moving along its geodesic in the region consists of points covered by future null geodesic of the charge
Kazempour, Sobhan; Soroushfar, Saheb
2016-01-01
In this paper we add a compact dimension to Schwarzschild-(anti-) de sitter and Kerr-(anti-) de sitter spacetimes, which describes (rotating) black string-(anti-) de sitter spacetime. We study the geodesic motion of test particles and light rays in this spacetime. We present the analytical solutions of the geodesic equations in terms of Weierstrass elliptic and Kleinian sigma hyperelliptical functions. We also discuss the possible orbits and classify them according to particle's energy and angular momentum. Moreover, the obtained results, are compared to Schwarzschild-(anti-) de sitter and Kerr-(anti-) de sitter spacetimes.
Gravitational theories with stable (anti-)de Sitter backgrounds
Biswas, Tirthabir; Mazumdar, Anupam
2016-01-01
In this article we will construct the most general torsion-free parity-invariant covariant theory of gravity that is free from ghost-like and tachyonic nstabilities around constant curvature space-times in four dimensions. Specifically, this includes the Minkowski, de Sitter and anti-de Sitter backgrounds. We will first argue in details how starting from a general covariant action for the metric one arrives at an "equivalent" action that at most contains terms that are quadratic in curvatures but nevertheless is sufficient for the purpose of studying stability of the original action. We will then briefly discuss how such a "quadratic curvature action" can be decomposed in a covariant formalism into separate sectors involving the tensor, vector and scalar modes of the metric tensor; most of the details of the analysis however, will be presented in an accompanying paper. We will find that only the transverse and trace-less spin-2 graviton with its two helicity states and possibly a spin-0 Brans-Dicke type scala...
Biswas, Tirthabir; Mazumdar, Anupam
2016-01-01
In this paper we provide the criteria for any generally covariant, parity preserving, and torsion free theory of gravity to possess a stable de Sitter (dS) or anti-de Sitter (AdS) background. By stability we mean the absence of tachyonic or ghost-like states in the perturbative spectrum that can lead to classical instabilities and violation of quantum unitarity. While we find that the usual suspects, the F(R) and F(G) theories, can indeed possess consistent (A)dS backgrounds, G being the Gauss-Bonnet term, another interesting class of theories, string-inspired infinite derivative gravity, can also be consistent around such curved vacuum solutions. Our study should not only be relevant for quantum gravity and early universe cosmology involving ultraviolet physics, but also for modifications of gravity in the infra-red sector vying to replace dark energy .
Schwarzschild-de Sitter and Anti-de Sitter Thin-Shell Wormholes and Their Stability
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This paper is devoted to construct Schwarzschild-de Sitter and anti-de Sitter thin-shell wormholes by employing Visser’s cut and paste technique. The Darmois-Israel formalism is adopted to formulate the surface stresses of the shell. We analyze null and weak energy conditions as well as attractive and repulsive characteristics of thin-shell wormholes. We also explore stable and unstable solutions against linear perturbations by taking two different Chaplygin gas models for exotic matter. It is concluded that the stress-energy tensor components violate the null and weak energy conditions indicating the existence of exotic matter at the wormhole throat. Finally, we find unstable and stable configurations for the constructed thin-shell wormholes
Quasi-local energy with respect to de Sitter/anti-de Sitter reference
Chen, Po-Ning; Yau, Shing-Tung
2016-01-01
This article considers the quasi-local conserved quantities with respect to a reference spacetime with a cosmological constant. We follow the approach developed by the authors in [25,26,7] and define the quasi-local energy as differences of surface Hamiltonians. The ground state for the gravitational energy is taken to be a reference configuration in the de Sitter (dS) or Anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. This defines the quasi-local energy with respect to the reference spacetime and generalizes our previous definition with respect to the Minkowski spacetime. Through an optimal isometric embedding into the reference spacetime, the Killing fields of the reference spacetime are transplanted back to the surface in the physical spacetime to complete the definitions of quasi-local conserved quantities. We also compute how the corresponding total conserved quantities evolve under the Einstein equation with a cosmological constant.
Stability of relativistic Bondi accretion in Schwarzschild-(anti-)de Sitter spacetimes
Mach, Patryk
2013-01-01
In a recent paper we investigated stationary, relativistic Bondi-type accretion in Schwarzschild-(anti-)de Sitter spacetimes. Here we study their stability, using the method developed by Moncrief. The analysis applies to perturbations satisfying the potential flow condition. We prove that global isothermal flows in Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter spacetimes are stable, assuming the test-fluid approximation. Isothermal flows in Schwarzschild-de Sitter geometries and polytropic flows in Schwarzschild-de Sitter and Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter spacetimes can be stable, under suitable boundary conditions.
A Spectral Quadruple for de Sitter Space
Kopf, T.; Paschke, M
2000-01-01
A set of data supposed to give possible axioms for spacetimes with a sufficient number of isometries in spectral geometry is given. These data are shown to be sufficient to obtain 1+1 dimensional de Sitter spacetime. The data rely at the moment somewhat on the guidance given by a required symmetry, in part to allow explicit calculations in a specific model. The framework applies also to the noncommutative case. Finite spectral triples are discussed as an example.
On the existence of conformally coupled scalar field hair for black holes in (anti-)de Sitter space
Winstanley, Elizabeth(Consortium for Fundamental Physics, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road, Sheffield, S3 7RH, United Kingdom)
2002-01-01
The Einstein-conformally coupled scalar field system is studied in the presence of a cosmological constant. We consider a massless or massive scalar field with no additional self-interaction, and spherically symmetric black hole geometries. When the cosmological constant is positive, no scalar hair can exist and the only solution is the Schwarzschild-de Sitter black hole. When the cosmological constant is negative, stable scalar field hair exists provided the mass of the scalar field is not t...
The de Sitter/Anti- de Sitter Black Holes phase transition?
Nojiri, Shin'ichi; Odintsov, Sergei D.
2001-01-01
We investigate the Schwarzschild-Anti-deSitter (SAdS) and SdS BH thermodynamics in 5d higher derivative gravity. The interesting feature of higher derivative gravity is the possibility for negative (or zero) SdS (or SAdS) BH entropy which depends on the parameters of higher derivative terms. The appearence of negative entropy may indicate a new type instability where a transition between SdS (SAdS) BH with negative entropy to SAdS (SdS) BH with positive entropy would occur or where definition...
Asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes in topologically massive gravity
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We consider asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes in three-dimensional topologically massive gravity with a negative cosmological constant, for all values of the mass parameter μ (μ≠0). We provide consistent boundary conditions that accommodate the recent solutions considered in the literature, which may have a slower falloff than the one relevant for general relativity. These conditions are such that the asymptotic symmetry is in all cases the conformal group, in the sense that they are invariant under asymptotic conformal transformations and that the corresponding Virasoro generators are finite. It is found that, at the chiral point |μl|=1 (where l is the anti-de Sitter radius), allowing for logarithmic terms (absent for general relativity) in the asymptotic behavior of the metric makes both sets of Virasoro generators nonzero even though one of the central charges vanishes.
Anti-de Sitter 3-dimensional Gravity with Torsion
Blagojevic, M; Vasilic, M.
2004-01-01
Using the canonical formalism, we study the asymptotic symmetries of the topological 3-dimensional gravity with torsion. In the anti-de Sitter sector, the symmetries are realized by two independent Virasoro algebras with classical central charges. In the simple case of the teleparallel vacuum geometry, the central charges are equal to each other and have the same value as in general relativity, while in the general Riemann-Cartan geometry, they become different.
Singularities in asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes
Ishibashi, Akihiro; Maeda, Kengo
2012-01-01
We consider singularity theorems in asymptotically anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetimes. In the first part, we discuss the global methods used to show geodesic incompleteness and see that when the conditions imposed in Hawking and Penrose's singularity theorem are satisfied, a singularity must appear in asymptotically AdS spacetime. The recent observations of turbulent instability of asymptotically AdS spacetimes indicate that AdS spacetimes are generically singular even if a closed trapped surfac...
On electric field in anti-de Sitter spacetime
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Cheong, Lee Yen, E-mail: lee-yencheong@petronas.com.my, E-mail: chewxy01813@gmail.com, E-mail: dennis.ling@petronas.com.my; Yan, Chew Xiao, E-mail: lee-yencheong@petronas.com.my, E-mail: chewxy01813@gmail.com, E-mail: dennis.ling@petronas.com.my; Ching, Dennis Ling Chuan, E-mail: lee-yencheong@petronas.com.my, E-mail: chewxy01813@gmail.com, E-mail: dennis.ling@petronas.com.my [Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Tronoh 31750, Perak (Malaysia)
2014-10-24
In this paper we calculate the electromagnetic field produced using retarded Green's function in Anti-de Sitter spacetime (AdS). Since this spacetime is non-globally hyperbolic and has no Cauchy surface, we only consider the field originated from a charge moving along its geodesic in the region consists of points covered by future null geodesic of the charge.
De Sitter Space With Finitely Many States: A Toy Story
Parikh, M K; Parikh, Maulik K.; Verlinde, Erik
2004-01-01
The finite entropy of de Sitter space suggests that in a theory of quantum gravity there are only finitely many states. It has been argued that in this case there is no action of the de Sitter group consistent with unitarity. In this note we propose a way out of this if we give up the requirement of having a hermitian Hamiltonian. We argue that some of the generators of the de Sitter group act in a novel way, namely by mixing in- and out-states. In this way it is possible to have a unitary S-matrix that is finite-dimensional and, moreover, de Sitter-invariant. Using Dirac spinors, we construct a simple toy model that exhibits these features.
De Sitter Space With Finitely Many States: A Toy Story
Parikh, Maulik; Verlinde, Erik
2006-02-01
The finite entropy of de Sitter space suggests that in a theory of quantum gravity there are only finitely many states. It has been argued that in this case there is no action of the de Sitter group consistent with unitarity. In this note we propose a way out of this if we give up the requirement of having a hermitian Hamiltonian. We argue that some of the generators of the de Sitter group act in a novel way, namely by mixing in- and out-states. In this way it is possible to have a unitary S-matrix that is finite-dimensional and, moreover, de Sitter-invariant. Using Dirac spinors, we construct a simple toy model that exhibits these features.
Superradiant instabilities of asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes
Green, Stephen R; Ishibashi, Akihiro; Wald, Robert M
2015-01-01
We study the linear stability of asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes in general relativity in spacetime dimension $d\\ge4$. Our approach is an adaptation of the general framework of Hollands and Wald, which gives a stability criterion in terms of the sign of the canonical energy, $\\mathcal{E}$. The general framework was originally formulated for static or stationary and axisymmetric black holes in the asymptotically flat case, and the stability analysis for that case applies only to axisymmetric perturbations. However, in the asymptotically anti-de Sitter case, the stability analysis requires only that the black hole have a single Killing field normal to the horizon and there are no restrictions on the perturbations (apart from smoothness and appropriate behavior at infinity). For an asymptotically anti-de Sitter black hole, we define an ergoregion to be a region where the horizon Killing field is spacelike; such a region, if present, would normally occur near infinity. We show that for black holes with ...
Recurrent nightmares?: measurement theory in de Sitter space
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The idea that asymptotic de Sitter space can be described by a finite Hilbert Space implies that any quantum measurement has an irreducible innacuracy. We argue that this prevents any measurement from verifying the existence of the Poincare recurrences that occur in the mathematical formulation of quantum de Sitter (dS) space. It also implies that the mathematical quantum theory of dS space is not unique. There will be many different hamiltonians, which give the same results, within the uncertainty in all possible measurements. (author)
Recurrent Nightmares? Measurement Theory in de Sitter Space
Banks, T; Paban, S
2002-01-01
The idea that asymptotic de Sitter space can be described by a finite Hilbert Space implies that any quantum measurement has an irreducible innacuracy. We argue that this prevents any measurement from verifying the existence of the Poincare recurrences that occur in the mathematical formulation of quantum de Sitter (dS) space. It also implies that the mathematical quantum theory of dS space is not unique. There will be many different Hamiltonians, which give the same results, within the uncertainty in all possible measurements.
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We show that far zone Mach and diffusion wake 'holograms' produced by supersonic strings in anti-de Sitter space/conformal field theory (AdS/CFT) correspondence do not lead to observable conical angular correlations in the strict Nc→∞ supergravity limit if Cooper-Frye hadronization is assumed. However, a special nonequilibrium 'neck' zone near the jet is shown to produce an apparent sonic boom azimuthal angle distribution that is roughly independent of the heavy quark's velocity. Our results indicate that a measurement of the dependence of the away-side correlations on the velocity of associated identified heavy quark jets at the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider and CERN LHC will provide a direct test of the nonperturbative dynamics involved in the coupling between jets and the strongly coupled quark-gluon plasma implied by AdS/CFT correspondence
Banerjee, Ayan; Jotania, Kanti; Sharma, Ranjan; Rahaman, Mosiur
2014-01-01
Gravitational analyzes in lower dimensions has become a field of active research interest ever since Banados, Teitelboim and Zanelli (BTZ) (Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 1849, 1992) proved the existence of a black hole solution in (2 + 1) dimensions. The BTZ metric has inspired many investigators to develop and analyze circularly symmetric stellar models which can be matched to the exterior BTZ metric. We have obtained two new classes of solutions for a (2 + 1)-dimensional anisotropic star in anti-de Sitter background space-time which have been obtained by assuming that the equation of state (EOS) describing the material composition of the star could either be linear or non-linear in nature. By matching the interior solution to the BTZ exterior metric with zero spin, we have demonstrated that the solutions provided here are regular and well-behaved at the stellar interior.
Noronha, Jorge; Gyulassy, Miklos; Torrieri, Giorgio
2009-03-13
We show that far zone Mach and diffusion wake "holograms" produced by supersonic strings in anti-de Sitter space/conformal field theory (AdS/CFT) correspondence do not lead to observable conical angular correlations in the strict N_{c}-->infinity supergravity limit if Cooper-Frye hadronization is assumed. However, a special nonequilibrium "neck" zone near the jet is shown to produce an apparent sonic boom azimuthal angle distribution that is roughly independent of the heavy quark's velocity. Our results indicate that a measurement of the dependence of the away-side correlations on the velocity of associated identified heavy quark jets at the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider and CERN LHC will provide a direct test of the nonperturbative dynamics involved in the coupling between jets and the strongly coupled quark-gluon plasma implied by AdS/CFT correspondence. PMID:19392107
Cvetic, M.; Nojiri, S.; Odintsov, S.D.(Institut de Ciencies de lEspai (IEEC-CSIC), Campus UAB, Carrer de Can Magrans, s/n, Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, 08193, Spain)
2001-01-01
We investigate the charged Schwarzschild-Anti-deSitter (SAdS) BH thermodynamics in 5d Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity with electromagnetic field. The Hawking-Page phase transitions between SAdS BH and pure AdS space are studied. The corresponding phase diagrams (with critical line defined by GB term coefficient and electric charge) are drawn. The possibility to account for higher derivative Maxwell terms is mentioned. In frames of proposed dS/CFT correspondence it is demonstrated that brane gra...
Gravitational Waves in Open de Sitter Space
Hawking, Stephen William; Turok, N G; Hertog, Thomas; Turok, Neil
2000-01-01
We compute the spectrum of primordial gravitational wave perturbations inopen de Sitter spacetime. The background spacetime is taken to be thecontinuation of an O(5) symmetric instanton saddle point of the Euclidean noboundary path integral. The two-point tensor fluctuations are computed directlyfrom the Euclidean path integral. The Euclidean correlator is then analyticallycontinued into the Lorentzian region where it describes the quantum mechanicalvacuum fluctuations of the graviton field. Unlike the results of earlier work,the correlator is shown to be unique and well behaved in the infrared. We showthat the infrared divergence found in previous calculations is due to thecontribution of a discrete gauge mode inadvertently included in the spectrum.
Miracles and complementarity in de Sitter space
Danielsson, U H; Olsson, M; Danielsson, Ulf H.; Domert, Daniel; Olsson, Martin
2003-01-01
In this paper we consider a scenario, consisting of a de Sitter phase followed by a phase described by a scale factor $a(t)\\sim t^{q}$, where $1/3
(Anti-) de Sitter Electrically Charged Black Hole Solutions in Higher-Derivative Gravity
Lin, Kai; Qian, Wei-Liang; Pavan, A. B.; Abdalla, E.
2016-01-01
In this paper, static electrically charged black hole solutions with cosmological constant are investigated in an Einstein-Hilbert theory of gravity with additional quadratic curvature terms. Beside the analytic Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solutions, non-Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solutions are also obtained numerically by employing the shooting method. The results show that there exist two groups of asymptotically (Anti-) de Sitter spacetimes for both charged and uncharged black hol...
Anti-de Sitter gauge theory for gravity
Verwimp, Theo
2010-01-01
First a review is given of Riemann-Cartan space-time and Einstein-Cartan gravity. This gives us the necessary tools to handle the SO(2,3) Yang-Mills gauge theory for gravity. New here is the derivation of the conservation laws. Finally possible solutions of the field equations are discussed. They depend on the scale of the de Sitter length.
Intersecting hypersurfaces in anti-de Sitter and Lovelock gravity
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Colliding and intersecting hypersurfaces filled with matter (membranes) are studied in the Lovelock higher order curvature theory of gravity. Lovelock terms couple hypersurfaces of different dimensionalities, extending the range of possible intersection configurations. We restrict the study to constant curvature membranes in constant curvature anti-de Sitter (AdS) and dS background and consider their general intersections. This illustrates some key features which make the theory different from the Einstein gravity. Higher co-dimension membranes may lie at the intersection of co-dimension one hypersurfaces in Lovelock gravity; the hypersurfaces are located at the discontinuities of the first derivative of the metric, and they need not carry matter. The example of colliding membranes shows that general solutions can only be supported by (spacelike) matter at the collision surface, thus naturally conflicting with the dominant energy condition (DEC). The imposition of the DEC gives selection rules on the types of collision allowed. When the hypersurfaces do not carry matter, one gets a solitonlike configuration. Then, at the intersection one has a co-dimension two or higher membrane standing alone in AdS-vacuum space-time without conical singularities. Another result is that if the number of intersecting hypersurfaces goes to infinity the limiting space-time is free of curvature singularities if the intersection is put at the boundary of each AdS bulk
Discrete Symmetries for Spinor Field in de Sitter Space
Moradi, S; Takook, M V
2005-01-01
Discrete symmetries, parity, time reversal, antipodal, and charge conjugation transformations for spinor field in de Sitter space, are presented in the ambient space notation, i.e. in a coordinate independent way. The PT and PCT transformations are also discussed in this notation. The five-current density is studied and their transformation under the discrete symmetries is discussed.
Strings and the Holographic Description of Asymptotically de Sitter Spaces
Halyo, E
2002-01-01
Asymptotically de Sitter spaces can be described by Euclidean boundary theories with entropies given by the modified Cardy--Verlinde formula. We show that the Cardy--Verlinde formula describes a string with a rescaled tension which in fact is a string at the stretched cosmological horizon as seen from the boundary. The temperature of the boundary theory is the rescaled Hagedorn temperature of the string. Our results agree with an alternative description of asymptotically de Sitter spaces in terms of strings on the stretched horizon. The relation between the two descriptions is given by the large gravitational redshift between the boundary and the stretched horizon and a shift in energy.
The asymptotic dynamics of two-dimensional (anti-)de Sitter gravity
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We show that the asymptotic dynamics of two-dimensional de Sitter or anti-de Sitter Jackiw-Teitelboim (JT) gravity is described by a generalized two-particle Calogero-Sutherland model. This correspondence is established by formulating the JT model of (A)dS gravity in two dimensions as a topological gauge theory, which reduces to a nonlinear 0+1-dimensional sigma model on the boundary of (A)dS space. The appearance of cyclic coordinates allows then a further reduction to the Calogero-Sutherland quantum mechanical model. (author)
The Asymptotic Dynamics of two-dimensional (anti-)de Sitter Gravity
Brigante, Mauro; Cacciatori, Sergio; Klemm, Dietmar; Zanon, Daniela
2002-01-01
We show that the asymptotic dynamics of two-dimensional de Sitter or anti-de Sitter Jackiw-Teitelboim (JT) gravity is described by a generalized two-particle Calogero-Sutherland model. This correspondence is established by formulating the JT model of (A)dS gravity in two dimensions as a topological gauge theory, which reduces to a nonlinear 0+1-dimensional sigma model on the boundary of (A)dS space. The appearance of cyclic coordinates allows then a further reduction to the Calogero-Sutherlan...
Vacua and correlators in hyperbolic de Sitter space
Dimitrakopoulos, Fotios V; Mosk, Benjamin; van der Schaar, Jan Pieter
2015-01-01
We study the power-- and bi--spectrum of vacuum fluctuations in a hyperbolic section of de Sitter space, comparing two states of physical interest: the Bunch-Davies and hyperbolic vacuum. We introduce a one--parameter family of de Sitter hyperbolic sections and their natural vacua, and identify a limit in which it reduces to the planar section and the corresponding Bunch--Davies vacuum state. Selecting the Bunch--Davies vacuum for a massless scalar field implies a mixed reduced density matrix in a hyperbolic section of de Sitter space. We stress that in the Bunch--Davies state the hyperbolic de Sitter $n$-point correlation functions have to match the planar de Sitter $n$-point correlation functions. The expressions for the planar and hyperbolic Bunch--Davies correlation functions only appear different because of the transformation from planar to hyperbolic coordinates. Initial state induced deviations from the standard inflationary predictions are instead obtained by considering the pure hyperbolic vacuum, as...
Gravitational waves in open de Sitter space
Hawking, S. W.; Hertog, Thomas; Turok, Neil
2000-09-01
We compute the spectrum of primordial gravitational wave perturbations in open de Sitter spacetime. The background spacetime is taken to be the continuation of an O(5) symmetric instanton saddle point of the Euclidean no boundary path integral. The two-point tensor fluctuations are computed directly from the Euclidean path integral. The Euclidean correlator is then analytically continued into the Lorentzian region where it describes the quantum mechanical vacuum fluctuations of the graviton field. Unlike the results of earlier work, the correlator is shown to be unique and well behaved in the infrared. We show that the infrared divergence found in previous calculations is due to the contribution of a discrete gauge mode inadvertently included in the spectrum.
Fermionic Casimir densities in anti-de Sitter spacetime
Elizalde, E; Saharian, A A
2013-01-01
The fermionic condensate and vacuum expectation value of the energy-momentum tensor, for a massive fermionic field on the background of anti-de Sitter spacetime, in the geometry of two parallel boundaries with bag boundary conditions, are investigated. Vacuum expectation values, expressed as series involving the eigenvalues of the radial quantum number, are neatly decomposed into boundary-free, single-boundary-induced, and second-boundary-induced parts, with the help of the generalized Abel-Plana summation formula. In this way, the renormalization procedure is very conveniently reduced to the one corresponding to boundary-free AdS spacetime. The boundary-induced contributions to the fermionic condensate and to the vacuum expectation value of the energy density are proven to be everywhere negative. The vacuum expectation values are exponentially suppressed at distances from the boundaries much larger than the curvature radius of the AdS space. Near the boundaries, effects related with the curvature of the back...
Particle Acceleration in Kerr-(anti-) de Sitter Black Hole Backgrounds
Li, Yang; Li, Yun-Liang; Wei, Shao-Wen; Liu, Yu-Xiao
2010-01-01
Recently, Ban\\~{a}dos, Silk and West (BSW) found that the center-of-mass energy of two colliding test particles in the neighborhood of an extreme Kerr black hole could be arbitrarily high when one particle has the critical angular momentum. In their paper, they considered the black holes living in a Minkowski space-time with a zero cosmological constant. In this work, we study this process of particles in the backgrounds of the Kerr black holes living in a space-time with a nonzero cosmological constant. We find that for kerr black holes living in a space-time with a negative cosmological constant (Kerr-anti-de Sitter black holes), this process of particles could happen only if the Kerr-anti-de Sitter black hole is extreme and an additional fine tuning is satisfied; while for kerr black holes living in a space-time with a positive cosmological constant (Kerr-de Sitter black holes), this process of particles could happen no matter the Kerr-de Sitter black hole is extreme or not. We also study the particle coll...
Spinning scalar solitons in anti-de Sitter spacetime
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We present spinning Q-balls and boson stars in four-dimensional anti-de Sitter spacetime. These are smooth, horizonless solutions for gravity coupled to a massive complex scalar field with a harmonic dependence on time and the azimuthal angle. Similar to the flat spacetime configurations, the angular momentum is quantized. We find that a class of solutions with a self-interaction potential has a limit corresponding to static solitons with axial symmetry only. An exact solution describing spherically symmetric Q-balls in a fixed AdS background is also discussed.
Cosmic censorship of rotating Anti-de Sitter black hole
Gwak, Bogeun; Lee, Bum-Hoon
2016-02-01
We test the validity of cosmic censorship in the rotating anti-de Sitter black hole. For this purpose, we investigate whether the extremal black hole can be overspun by the particle absorption. The particle absorption will change the mass and angular momentum of the black hole, which is analyzed using the Hamilton-Jacobi equations consistent with the laws of thermodynamics. We have found that the mass of the extremal black hole increases more than the angular momentum. Therefore, the outer horizon of the black hole still exists, and cosmic censorship is valid.
A new dynamical instability in Anti-de-Sitter spacetime
Gürsoy, Umut; van der Schee, Wilke
2016-01-01
We present fully dynamical solutions to Einstein-scalar theory in asymptotically Anti-de-Sitter spacetime with a scalar potential containing particularly rich physics. Depending on one parameter in the potential we find an especially interesting regime, which exhibits a thermodynamically stable, but dynamically unstable black brane, even at zero momentum. We show this using the non-linear dynamics, and give a clear interpretation in terms of the spectrum of linearized perturbations. Our results translate directly to their dual strongly coupled non-conformal field theories.
(Anti-) de Sitter Electrically Charged Black Hole Solutions in Higher-Derivative Gravity
Lin, Kai; Pavan, A B; Abdalla, E
2016-01-01
In this paper, static electrically charged black hole solutions with cosmological constant are investigated in an Einstein-Hilbert theory of gravity with additional quadratic curvature terms. Beside the analytic Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solutions, non-Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solutions are also obtained numerically by employing the shooting method. The results show that there exist two groups of asymptotically (Anti-) de Sitter spacetimes for both charged and uncharged black holes. In particular, it was found that for uncharged black holes the first group can be reduced to the Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solution, while the second group is intrinsically different from a Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solution even when the charge and the cosmological constant become zero.
(Anti-) de Sitter electrically charged black-hole solutions in higher-derivative gravity
Lin, Kai; Qian, Wei-Liang; Pavan, A. B.; Abdalla, E.
2016-06-01
In this paper, static electrically charged black-hole solutions with cosmological constant are investigated in an Einstein-Hilbert theory of gravity with additional quadratic curvature terms. Beside the analytic Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solutions, non-Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solutions are also obtained numerically by employing the shooting method. The results show that there exist two groups of asymptotically (Anti-) de Sitter spacetimes for both charged and uncharged black holes. In particular, it was found that for uncharged black holes the first group can be reduced to the Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solution, while the second group is intrinsically different from a Schwarzschild (Anti-) de Sitter solution even when the charge and the cosmological constant become zero.
Quantum Vacuum Instability of 'Eternal' de Sitter Space
Anderson, Paul R
2013-01-01
The Euclidean or Bunch-Davies O(4,1) invariant 'vacuum' state of quantum fields in global de Sitter space is shown to be unstable to small perturbations, even for a massive free field with no self-interactions. There are perturbations of this state with arbitrarily small energy density at early times that is exponentially blueshifted in the contracting phase of 'eternal' de Sitter space, and becomes large enough to disturb the classical geometry through the semiclassical Einstein eqs. at later times. In the closely analogous case of a constant, uniform electric field, a time symmetric state equivalent to the de Sitter invariant one is constructed, which is also not a stable vacuum state under perturbations. The role of a quantum anomaly in the growth of perturbations and symmetry breaking is emphasized in both cases. In de Sitter space, the same results are obtained either directly from the renormalized stress tensor of a massive scalar field, or for massless conformal fields of any spin, more directly from t...
Tunneling between de Sitter and anti-de Sitter black holes in a noncommutative D3-brane formalism
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We obtain de Sitter (dS) and anti-de Sitter (AdS) generalized Reissner-Nordstrom-like black hole geometries in a curved D3-brane framework, underlying a noncommutative gauge theory on the brane world. The noncommutative scaling limit is explored to investigate a possible tunneling of an AdS vacuum in string theory to dS vacuum in its low energy gravity theory. The Hagedorn transition is invoked into its self-dual gauge theory to decouple the gauge nonlinearity from the dS geometry, which in turn is shown to describe a pure dS vacuum
The question of mass in (anti-) de Sitter spacetimes
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Gazeau, J P [Laboratoire Astroparticules et Cosmologie (APC, UMR 7164), Boite 7020 Universite Paris Diderot Paris 7, P10, rue Alice Domon et Lonie Duquet 75205, Paris Cedex 13 (France); Novello, M [ICRA, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rua Dr Xavier Sigaud 150, CEP 22290-180, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)], E-mail: gazeau@apc.univ-paris7.fr, E-mail: novello@cbpf.br
2008-08-01
The possible existence of a non-zero cosmological constant {lambda} gives rise to controversial interpretations. By {lambda} we here understand some sort of bare cosmological constant, and not the observed one that should contain modifications coming from the classical or the quantum fluctuations of matter fields. Is {lambda} a universal constant fixing the geometry of an empty universe, as fundamental as the Planck constant or the speed of light in the vacuum? Is it instead something emerging from a perturbative calculus performed on the metric solution of the Einstein equation and to which it might be given a material status of (dark or bright) 'energy'? Since a physical quantity like mass originates in a Minkowskian conservation law, we proceed to a group theoretical interpretation of this relation in terms of the two possible {lambda}-deformations of the Poincare group, namely the de Sitter and anti de Sitter groups. We use the so-called Garidi mass in order to make clear the asymptotic relations between Minkowskian masses m and their possible dS/AdS counterparts.
The question of mass in (anti-) de Sitter spacetimes
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The possible existence of a non-zero cosmological constant Λ gives rise to controversial interpretations. By Λ we here understand some sort of bare cosmological constant, and not the observed one that should contain modifications coming from the classical or the quantum fluctuations of matter fields. Is Λ a universal constant fixing the geometry of an empty universe, as fundamental as the Planck constant or the speed of light in the vacuum? Is it instead something emerging from a perturbative calculus performed on the metric solution of the Einstein equation and to which it might be given a material status of (dark or bright) 'energy'? Since a physical quantity like mass originates in a Minkowskian conservation law, we proceed to a group theoretical interpretation of this relation in terms of the two possible Λ-deformations of the Poincare group, namely the de Sitter and anti de Sitter groups. We use the so-called Garidi mass in order to make clear the asymptotic relations between Minkowskian masses m and their possible dS/AdS counterparts
Quantization of a scalar field in two Poincaré patches of anti-de Sitter space and AdS/CFT
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Ippei Fujisawa
2014-09-01
Full Text Available Two sets of modes of a massive free scalar field are quantized in a pair of Poincaré patches of Lorentzian anti-de Sitter (AdS space, AdSd+1 (d≥2. It is shown that in Poincaré coordinates (r,t,x→, the two boundaries at r=±∞ are connected. When the scalar mass m satisfies a condition 0<ν=(d2/4+(mℓ2<1, there exist two sets of mode solutions to Klein–Gordon equation, with distinct fall-off behaviors at the boundary. By using the fact that the boundaries at r=±∞ are connected, a conserved Klein–Gordon norm can be defined for these two sets of scalar modes, and these modes are canonically quantized. Energy is also conserved. A prescription within the approximation of semi-classical gravity is presented for computing two- and three-point functions of the operators in the boundary CFT, which correspond to the two fall-off behaviours of scalar field solutions.
Rahaman, Farook; Bhar, Piyali; Sharma, Ranjan; Tiwari, Rishi Kumar
2015-03-01
We report a -D charged black hole solution in an anti-de Sitter space inspired by noncommutative geometry. In this construction, the black hole exhibits two horizons, which turn into a single horizon in the extreme case. We investigate the impacts of electromagnetic field on the location of the event horizon, mass and thermodynamic properties such as Hawking temperature, entropy, and heat capacity of the black hole. The geodesics of the charged black hole are also analyzed.
Massive Higher Derivative Gravity in D-dimensional Anti-de Sitter Spacetimes
Gullu, Ibrahim; Tekin, Bayram(Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey)
2009-01-01
We find the propagator and calculate the tree level scattering amplitude between two covariantly conserved sources in an Anti-de Sitter background for the most general D-dimensional quadratic, four-derivative, gravity with a Pauli-Fierz mass. We also calculate the Newtonian potential for various limits of the theory in flat space. We show how the recently introduced three dimensional New Massive Gravity is uniquely singled out among higher derivative models as a (tree level) unitary model and...
Rahaman, Farook; Sharma, Ranjan; Tiwari, Rishi Kumar
2014-01-01
We report a 3D charged black hole solution in an anti desetter space inspired by noncommutative geometry.In this construction,the black hole exhibits two horizon which turn into a single horizon in the extreme case.We investigate the impacts of the electromagnetic field on the location of the event horizon,mass and thermodynamic properties such as Hawking temperature,entropy and heat capacity of the black hole.The geodesics of the charged black hole are also analyzed.
Geodesics in the (anti-)de Sitter spacetime
Tho, Nguyen Phuc Ky
2016-01-01
A class of exact solutions of the geodesic equations in (anti-)de Sitter spacetimes is presented. The geodesics for test particles in $AdS_4$ and $dS_4$ spacetimes are respectively sinusoidal and hyperbolic sine world lines. The world line for light rays is straight lines as known. The world lines of test particles are not dependent on their energy as noted. Spontaneous symmetry breaking of $AdS_4$ spacetime provides a physical explanation for arising of the virtual particle and antiparticle pairs in the vacuum. Interestingly, the energy of a pair and the time its particles moving along their geodesics can be related by a relation similar to Heisenberg uncertainty one pertaining quantum vacuum fluctuations. The sinusoidal geodesics of $AdS_4$ spacetime can describe the world lines of the virtual particles and antiparticles. The hyperbolic sine geodesics of $dS_4$ spacetime can explain why galaxies move apart with positive accelerations.
Probing Planckian physics in de Sitter space with quantum correlations
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Feng, Jun, E-mail: j.feng1@uq.edu.au [School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072 (Australia); Zhang, Yao-Zhong; Gould, Mark D. [School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072 (Australia); Fan, Heng [Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (China); Sun, Cheng-Yi; Yang, Wen-Li [Institute of Modern Physics, Northwest University, Xian 710069 (China)
2014-12-15
We study the quantum correlation and quantum communication channel of both free scalar and fermionic fields in de Sitter space, while the Planckian modification presented by the choice of a particular α-vacuum has been considered. We show the occurrence of degradation of quantum entanglement between field modes for an inertial observer in curved space, due to the radiation associated with its cosmological horizon. Comparing with standard Bunch–Davies choice, the possible Planckian physics causes some extra decrement on the quantum correlation, which may provide the means to detect quantum gravitational effects via quantum information methodology in future. Beyond single-mode approximation, we construct proper Unruh modes admitting general α-vacua, and find a convergent feature of both bosonic and fermionic entanglements. In particular, we show that the convergent points of fermionic entanglement negativity are dependent on the choice of α. Moreover, an one-to-one correspondence between convergent points H{sub c} of negativity and zeros of quantum capacity of quantum channels in de Sitter space has been proved. - Highlights: • Quantum correlation and quantum channel in de Sitter space are studied. • Gibbons–Hawking effect causes entanglement degradation for static observer. • Planckian physics causes extra decrement on quantum correlation. • Convergent feature of negativity relies on the choice of alpha-vacua. • Link between negativity convergence and quantum channel capacity is given.
Probing Planckian physics in de Sitter space with quantum correlations
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We study the quantum correlation and quantum communication channel of both free scalar and fermionic fields in de Sitter space, while the Planckian modification presented by the choice of a particular α-vacuum has been considered. We show the occurrence of degradation of quantum entanglement between field modes for an inertial observer in curved space, due to the radiation associated with its cosmological horizon. Comparing with standard Bunch–Davies choice, the possible Planckian physics causes some extra decrement on the quantum correlation, which may provide the means to detect quantum gravitational effects via quantum information methodology in future. Beyond single-mode approximation, we construct proper Unruh modes admitting general α-vacua, and find a convergent feature of both bosonic and fermionic entanglements. In particular, we show that the convergent points of fermionic entanglement negativity are dependent on the choice of α. Moreover, an one-to-one correspondence between convergent points Hc of negativity and zeros of quantum capacity of quantum channels in de Sitter space has been proved. - Highlights: • Quantum correlation and quantum channel in de Sitter space are studied. • Gibbons–Hawking effect causes entanglement degradation for static observer. • Planckian physics causes extra decrement on quantum correlation. • Convergent feature of negativity relies on the choice of alpha-vacua. • Link between negativity convergence and quantum channel capacity is given
Gauge fields, antipodes and holography in de Sitter space
Neiman, Yasha
2014-01-01
We study theories of gauge fields with arbitrary spins s in 3+1d de Sitter space. These include Vasiliev's higher-spin gravity, as well as standard General Relativity (s=2) and Maxwell/Yang-Mills theory (s=1). We find relations between the fields' intrinsic parity, their asymptotic behavior and antipodal symmetry. The analysis is based on a spanning set of solutions to the free field equations, from which we proceed order by order in perturbation theory. We discuss implications for the higher-spin dS_4/CFT_3 duality. In particular, we propose a new version of the duality, which involves transition amplitudes on antipodally-identified ("elliptic") de Sitter space dS_4/Z_2.
Anti-evaporation of Schwarzschild–de Sitter black holes in F(R) gravity
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We studied the anti-evaporation of a degenerate Schwarzschild–de Sitter black hole (so-called Nariai space-time) in modified F(R) gravity. We analyze the perturbations in the Nariai black hole and find that anti-evaporation may occur in F(R) gravity even at a classical level. For several power-law F(R) gravities which may describe the inflation and/or dark energy eras, we presented the theory parameter bounds for the occurrence of anti-evaporation and conjectured creation of an infinite number of horizons. (paper)
Anti-Evaporation of Schwarzschild-de Sitter Black Holes in $F(R)$ gravity
Nojiri, Shin'ichi; Odintsov, Sergei D.
2013-01-01
We studied the anti-evaporation of degenerate Schwarzschild-de Sitter black hole (so-called Nariai space-time) in modified $F(R)$ gravity. The analysis of perturbations of the Nariai black hole is done with the conclusion that anti-evaporation may occur in such a theory already on classical level. For several power-law $F(R)$ gravities which may describe the inflation and/or dark energy eras we presented the theory parameters bounds for occurrence of anti-evaporation and conjectured creation ...
Self-interacting boson stars with a single Killing vector field in Anti-de Sitter
Brihaye, Yves; Riedel, Jürgen
2014-01-01
We construct rotating boson stars in (4+1)-dimensional asymptotically Anti-de Sitter space-time (aAdS) with two equal angular momenta that are composed out of a massive and self-interacting scalar field. These solutions possess a single Killing vector field. Next to the fundamental solutions radially excited rotating boson stars exist. We find that the behaviour of the solutions for small angular momenta is very well described by the corresponding oscillons. We also discuss the classical stability and find that self-interacting rotating boson stars in aAdS are classically unstable for a large range of the gravitational coupling and the Anti-de Sitter radius, respectively, can -however- be classically stable for sufficiently large angular momenta. Furthermore, very compact boson stars suffer from a superradiant instability. Our results indicate that this superradiant instability appears only for classically unstable solutions.
On the Instability of Global de Sitter Space to Particle Creation
Anderson, Paul R
2013-01-01
We show that global de Sitter space is unstable to particle creation, even for a massive free field theory with no self-interactions. The O(4,1) de Sitter invariant state is a definite phase coherent superposition of particle and anti-particle solutions in both the asymptotic past and future, and therefore is not a true vacuum state. In the closely related case of particle creation by a constant, uniform electric field, a time symmetric state analogous to the de Sitter invariant one is constructed, which is also not a stable vacuum state. We provide the general framework necessary to describe the particle creation process, the mean particle number, and dynamical quantities such as the energy-momentum tensor and current of the created particles in both the de Sitter and electric field backgrounds in real time, establishing the connection to kinetic theory. We compute the energy-momentum tensor for adiabatic vacuum states in de Sitter space initialized at early times in global S^3 sections, and show that partic...
Cosmological perturbations in inflation and in de Sitter space
Pimentel, Guilherme Leite
holography and entanglement entropy to study superhorizon correlations in quantum field theories in de Sitter space. The entropy has interesting terms that have no equivalent in flat space field theories. These new terms are due to particle creation in an expanding universe. The entropy is calculated directly for free massive scalar theories. For theories with holographic duals, it is determined by the area of some extremal surface in the bulk geometry. We calculate the entropy for different classes of holographic duals. For one of these classes, the holographic dual geometry is an asymptotically Anti-de Sitter space that decays into a crunching cosmology, an open Friedmann-Robertson-Walker universe. The extremal surface used in the calculation of the entropy lies almost entirely on the slice of maximal scale factor of the crunching cosmology.
Thermodynamic properties of black holes in de Sitter space
Li, Huai-Fan; Ma, Meng-Sen; Ma, Ya-Qin
2016-01-01
We study the thermodynamic properties of Schwarzschild-de Sitter (SdS) black hole and Reissner-Nordstr\\"{o}m-de Sitter (RNdS) black hole in the view of global and effective thermodynamic quantities. Making use of the effective first law of thermodynamics, we can derive the effective thermodynamic quantities of de Sitter black holes. It is found that these effective thermodynamic quantities also satisfy Smarr-like formula. Especially, the effective temperatures are nonzero in the Nariai limit,...
Renormalised fermion vacuum expectation values on anti-de Sitter space–time
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Victor E. Ambruș
2015-10-01
Full Text Available The Schwinger–de Witt and Hadamard methods are used to obtain renormalised vacuum expectation values for the fermion condensate, charge current and stress-energy tensor of a quantum fermion field of arbitrary mass on four-dimensional anti-de Sitter space–time. The quantum field is in the global anti-de Sitter vacuum state. The results are compared with those obtained using the Pauli–Villars and zeta-function regularisation methods, respectively.
Hamiltonian thermodynamics of the Reissner-Nordstr\\"om-anti-de Sitter black hole
Louko, Jorma; Winters-Hilt, Stephen N.
1996-01-01
We consider the Hamiltonian dynamics and thermodynamics of spherically symmetric Einstein-Maxwell spacetimes with a negative cosmological constant. We impose boundary conditions that enforce every classical solution to be an exterior region of a Reissner-Nordstr\\"om-anti-de Sitter black hole with a nondegenerate Killing horizon, with the spacelike hypersurfaces extending from the horizon bifurcation two-sphere to the asymptotically anti-de Sitter infinity. The constraints are simplified by a ...
Quantum de Sitter Space-Time and the Dark Energy
Liu, Liao
2007-01-01
Three years ago, we introduced a new way to quantize the static Schwarzschild black hole(SSBH), there the SSBH was first treated as a single periodic Euclidean system and then the Bohr-Sommerfeld quantum condition of action was used to obtain a quantum theory of Schwarzschild black hole.[1] Now in this short report, we try to extend the above method to quantize the static de Sitter(SDS) space-time and establish a quantum theory of both SDS space and dark energy.
Quantum field theorie in the de Sitter space
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Based on well-known concepts, groundwork is laid for a quantum field theory in the de Sitter space-time considered as an exact soluble model of a more general theory in curved space-time. With respect to the horospherical coordinate system, invariant field equations for arbitrary spin are derived by means of induced representations of the symmetry group SO0(1.4). The additional terms, induced into the first order systems of relativistic wave equations by the space-time curvature, are formally interpreted as external fields. Normalized c-number solutions of the spin-dependent Klein-Gordon equation and of the Dirac equation are calculated explicitly. The analysis of the singular functions of quantum field theory is based on generalized eigenfunction expansions and, in the case of the Feynman propagator of scalar fields, on the method of Schwinger and De Witt, as well. An axiomatic approach to the quantization of neutral scalar fields is presented. Except for massless fields, the resulting 'second quantization' is distinguished by a causal commutation function and a unique vacuum. Recent developments in the regularization problem of the stress-energy tensor are reviewed. With respect to the de Sitter space-time the conclusion has been drawn that the quantum theory of 'free' scalar fields is renormalizable on the one-loop level. (author)
Massive higher derivative gravity in D-dimensional anti-de Sitter spacetimes
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We find the propagator and calculate the tree level scattering amplitude between two covariantly conserved sources in an anti-de Sitter background for the most general D-dimensional quadratic, four-derivative, gravity with a Pauli-Fierz mass. We also calculate the Newtonian potential for various limits of the theory in flat space. We show how the recently introduced three-dimensional New Massive Gravity is uniquely singled out among higher derivative models as a (tree level) unitary model and that its Newtonian limit is equivalent to that of the usual massive gravity in flat space.
Einstein-Maxwell-Anti-de-Sitter spinning solitons
Herdeiro, Carlos; Radu, Eugen
2016-06-01
Electrostatics on global Anti-de-Sitter (AdS) spacetime is sharply different from that on global Minkowski spacetime. It admits a multipolar expansion with everywhere regular, finite energy solutions, for every multipole moment except the monopole [1]. A similar statement holds for global AdS magnetostatics. We show that everywhere regular, finite energy, electric plus magnetic fields exist on AdS in three distinct classes: (I) with non-vanishing total angular momentum J; (II) with vanishing J but non-zero angular momentum density, Tφt ; (III) with vanishing J and Tφt . Considering backreaction, these configurations remain everywhere smooth and finite energy, and we find, for example, Einstein-Maxwell-AdS solitons that are globally - Type I - or locally (but not globally) - Type II - spinning. This backreaction is considered first perturbatively, using analytical methods and then non-perturbatively, by constructing numerical solutions of the fully non-linear Einstein-Maxwell-AdS system. The variation of the energy and total angular momentum with the boundary data is explicitly exhibited for one example of a spinning soliton.
Einstein-Maxwell-Anti-de-Sitter spinning solitons
Herdeiro, Carlos
2016-01-01
Electrostatics on global Anti-de-Sitter (AdS) spacetime is sharply different from that on global Minkowski spacetime. It admits a multipolar expansion with everywhere regular, finite energy solutions, for every multipole moment except the monopole (arXiv:1507.04370). A similar statement holds for global AdS magnetostatics. We show that everywhere regular, finite energy, electric plus magnetic fields exist on AdS in three distinct classes: $(I)$ with non-vanishing total angular momentum $J$; $(II)$ with vanishing $J$ but non-zero angular momentum density, $T^t_\\varphi$; $(III)$ with vanishing $J$ and $T^t_\\varphi$. Considering backreaction, these configurations remain everywhere smooth and finite energy, and we find, for example, Einstein-Maxwell-AdS solitons that are globally - Type I - or locally (but not globally) - Type II - spinning. This backreaction is considered first perturbatively, using analytical methods and then non-perturbatively, by constructing numerical solutions of the fully non-linear Einste...
Singularities in asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes
Ishibashi, Akihiro
2012-01-01
We consider singularity theorems in asymptotically anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetimes. In the first part, we discuss the global methods used to show geodesic incompleteness and see that when the conditions imposed in Hawking and Penrose's singularity theorem are satisfied, a singularity must appear in asymptotically AdS spacetime. The recent observations of turbulent instability of asymptotically AdS spacetimes indicate that AdS spacetimes are generically singular even if a closed trapped surface, which is one of the main conditions of the Hawking and Penrose theorem, does not exist in the initial hypersurface. This may lead one to expect to obtain a singularity theorem without imposing the existence of a trapped set in asymptotically AdS spacetimes. This, however, does not appear to be the case. We consider, within the use of global methods, two such attempts and discuss difficulties in eliminating conditions concerning a trapped set from singularity theorems in asymptotically AdS spacetimes. Then in the second...
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By using a new approach, we demonstrate the analytic expressions for slowly rotating Gauss—Bonnet charged black hole solutions with one non-vanishing angular momentum in higher-dimensional anti-de Sitter spaces. Up to linear order of the rotating parameter a, the mass, Hawking temperature and entropy of the charged black holes get no corrections from rotation. (general)
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By using a new approach, we demonstrate the analytic expressions for slowly rotating Gauss-Bonnet charged black hole solutions with one non-vanishing angular momentum in higher-dimensional anti-de Sitter spaces. Up to linear order of the rotating parameter a, the mass, Hawking temperature and entropy of the charged black holes get no corrections from rotation. (authors)
Discrete Torsion, (Anti) de Sitter D{sub 4}-Brane and Tunneling
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Singh, Abhishek K.; Pandey, P.K.; Singh, Sunita; Kar, Supriya, E-mail: skkar@physics.du.ac.in
2014-06-15
We obtain quantum geometries on a vacuum created pair of a (DD{sup ¯}){sub 3}-brane, at a Big Bang singularity, by a local two form on a D{sub 4}-brane. In fact our analysis is provoked by an established phenomenon leading to a pair creation by a gauge field at a black hole horizon by Stephen Hawking in 1975. Importantly, the five dimensional microscopic black holes are described by an effective non-perturbative curvature underlying a discrete torsion in a second order formalism. In the case for a non-propagating torsion, the effective curvature reduces to Riemannian, which in a low energy limit may describe Einstein vacuum in the formalism. In particular, our analysis suggests that a non-trivial space begin with a hot de Sitter brane-Universe underlying a nucleation of a vacuum pair of (DD{sup ¯})-instanton at a Big Bang. A pair of instanton nucleats a D-particle which in turn combines with an anti D-particle to describe a D-string and so on. The nucleation of a pair of higher dimensional pair of brane/anti-brane from a lower dimensional pair may be viewed via an expansion of the brane-Universe upon time. It is in conformity with the conjecture of a branes within a brane presumably in presence of the non-zero modes of two form. Interestingly, we perform a thermal analysis underlying various emergent quantum de Sitter vacua on a D{sub 4}-brane and argue for the plausible tunneling geometries underlying a thermal equilibrium. It is argued that a de Sitter Schwarzschild undergoes quantum tunneling to an AdS-brane Schwarzschild via Nariai and de Sitter topological black hole.
Cvetic, M; Odintsov, S D
2002-01-01
We investigate the charged Schwarzschild-Anti-deSitter (SAdS) BH thermodynamics in 5d Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity with electromagnetic field. The Hawking-Page phase transitions between SAdS BH and pure AdS space are studied. The corresponding phase diagrams (with critical line defined by GB term coefficient and electric charge) are drawn. The possibility to account for higher derivative Maxwell terms is mentioned. In frames of proposed dS/CFT correspondence it is demonstrated that brane gravity maybe localized similarly to AdS/CFT. SdS BH thermodynamics in 5d Einstein and Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity is considered. The corresponding (complicated) surface counterterms are found and used to get the conserved BH mass, free energy and entropy. The interesting feature of of higher derivative gravity is the possibility for negative (or zero) SdS (or SAdS) BH entropy which depends on the parameters of higher derivative terms. We speculate that negative entropy is indication for some new type instability where tra...
Self-interacting boson stars with a single Killing vector field in Anti-de Sitter
Brihaye, Yves; Hartmann, Betti; Riedel, Jürgen
2014-01-01
We construct rotating boson stars in (4+1)-dimensional asymptotically Anti-de Sitter space-time (aAdS) with two equal angular momenta that are composed out of a massive and self-interacting scalar field. These solutions possess a single Killing vector field. We construct explicit solutions of the equations in the case of a fixed AdS background and vanishing self-coupling of the scalar field. These are the generalizations of the oscillons discussed in the literature previously now taking the m...
Mechanics of higher dimensional black holes in asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes
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We construct a covariant phase space for the Einstein gravity in dimensions d ≥ 4 with a negative cosmological constant, describing black holes in local equilibrium. Thus, spacetimes under consideration are asymptotically anti-de Sitter and admit an inner boundary representing an isolated horizon. This allows us to derive a first law of black hole mechanics that involves only quantities defined quasi-locally at the horizon, without having to assume that the bulk spacetime is stationary. The first law proposed by Gibbons et al for the Kerr-AdS family follows from a special case of this much more general first law
(Anti-) de Sitter Black Holes in higher derivative gravity and dual Conformal Field Theories
Nojiri, Shin'ichi; Odintsov, Sergei D.
2002-01-01
Thermodynamics of five-dimensional Schwarzschild Anti-de Sitter (SAdS) and SdS black holes in the particular model of higher derivative gravity is considered. The free energy, mass (thermodynamical energy) and entropy are evaluated. There exists the parameters region where BH entropy is zero or negative. The arguments are given that corresponding BH solutions are not stable. We also present the FRW-equations of motion of time (space)-like branes in SAdS or SdS BH background. The properties of...
de Sitter space and extremal surfaces for spheres
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K. Narayan
2016-02-01
Full Text Available Following arXiv:1501.03019 [hep-th], we study de Sitter space and spherical subregions on a constant boundary Euclidean time slice of the future boundary in the Poincaré slicing. We show that as in that case, complex extremal surfaces exist here as well: for even boundary dimensions, we isolate the universal coefficient of the logarithmically divergent term in the area of these surfaces. There are parallels with analytic continuation of the Ryu–Takayanagi expressions for holographic entanglement entropy in AdS/CFT. We then study the free energy of the dual Euclidean CFT on a sphere holographically using the dS/CFT dictionary with a dual de Sitter space in global coordinates, and a classical approximation for the wavefunction of the universe. For even dimensions, we again isolate the coefficient of the logarithmically divergent term which is expected to be related to the conformal anomaly. We find agreement including numerical factors between these coefficients.
Entropy of massive quantum fields in de Sitter space-time
Takook, M. V.
2016-04-01
Using the quantum states or Hilbert spaces for the quantum field theory in de Sitter ambient space formalism the entropy of the massive quantum field theory is calculated. In this formalism, the homogeneous spaces which are used for construction of the unitary irreducible representation of de Sitter group are compact. The unique feature of this homogeneous space is that by imposing certain physical conditions its total number of quantum one-particle states, N1-p, becomes finite although the Hilbert space has infinite dimensions. N1-p is de Sitter invariant and a continuous function of the Hubble constant H and the eigenvalue of the Casimir operators of de Sitter group. The entropy of the quantum fields is finite and invariant for all inertial observers on de Sitter hyperboloid.
Geometrothermodynamics for Black holes and de Sitter Space
Kurihara, Yoshimasa
2016-01-01
In this report, a general method to extract thermodynamic quantities from solutions of the Einstein equation is developed. In 1994, Wald established that the entropy of a black hole could be identified as a Noether charge associated with a Killing vector of a global space-time (pseudo-Riemann) manifold. We reconstruct Wald's method using geometrical language, e.g$.$, via differential forms defined on the local space-time (Minkowski) manifold. Concurrently, the abstract thermodynamics are also reconstructed using geometrical terminology, which is parallel to general relativity. The correspondence between the thermodynamics and general relativity can be seen clearly by comparing the two expressions. This comparison requires a modification of Wald's method. The new method is applied to Schwarzschild, Kerr, and Kerr--Newman black holes and de Sitter space. The results are consistent with previous results obtained using various independent methods. This strongly supports the validity of the area theorem for black ...
Twistor variables for Anti-de Sitter (super)particles
Arvanitakis, Alex S; Townsend, Paul K
2016-01-01
Starting from the classical action for a spin-zero particle in a (D + 1)-dimensional anti-Sitter spacetime, we recover the Breitenlohner-Freedman bound by quantization. We then find a twistor form of the action for D = 3, 4, 6 for which the SO(2, D) isometry group is a linearly realized symmetry. The supertwistor generalization yields superparticle actions that are manifestly invariant under the isometry supergroup of the near-horizon geometries of the M2, D3 and M5 brane solutions of string/M-theory; in each case quantization yields a supermultiplet with 128 + 128 states.
Vaidya black hole in non-stationary de Sitter space: Hawking's temperature
Ishwarchandra, Ngangbam; Singh, K. Yugindro
2014-03-01
In this paper we present a class of non-stationary solutions of Einstein's field equations describing embedded Vaidya-de Sitter black holes with a cosmological variable function Λ( u). The Vaidya-de Sitter black hole is interpreted as the radiating Vaidya black hole is embedded into the non-stationary de Sitter space with variable Λ( u). The energy-momentum tensor of the Vaidya-de Sitter black hole is expressed as the sum of the energy-momentum tensors of the Vaidya null fluid and that of the non-stationary de Sitter field, and satisfies the energy conservation law. We study the energy conditions (like weak, strong and dominant conditions) for the energy-momentum tensor. We find the violation of the strong energy condition due to the negative pressure and leading to a repulsive gravitational force of the matter field associated with Λ( u) in the space-time. We also find that the time-like vector field for an observer in the Vaidya-de Sitter space is expanding, accelerating, shearing and non-rotating. It is also found that the space-time geometry of non-stationary Vaidya-de Sitter solution with variable Λ( u) is Petrov type D in the classification of space-times. We also find the Vaidya-de Sitter black hole radiating with a thermal temperature proportional to the surface gravity and entropy also proportional to the area of the cosmological black hole horizon.
Global Properties of Vacuum States in de Sitter Space
Borchers, Hans-Jürgen; Borchers, Hans-Juergen; Buchholz, Detlev
1999-01-01
Starting from the assumption that vacuum states in de Sitter space look for any geodesic observer like equilibrium states with some a priori arbitrary temperature, an analysis of their global properties is carried out in the algebraic framework of local quantum physics. It is shown that these states have the Reeh--Schlieder property and that any primary vacuum state is also pure and weakly mixing. Moreover, the geodesic temperature of vacuum states has to be equal to the Gibbons--Hawking temperature and this fact is closely related to the existence of a discrete PCT--like symmetry. It is also shown that the global algebras of observables in vacuum sectors have the same structure as their counterparts in Minkowski space theories.
Relationship between five-dimensional black holes and de Sitter spaces
Myung, Y S
2004-01-01
We study a close relationship between the topological anti-de Sitter (TAdS)-black holes and topological de Sitter (TdS) spaces including the Schwarzschild-de Sitter (SdS) black hole in five-dimensions. We show that all thermal properties of the TdS spaces can be found from those of the TAdS black holes by replacing $k$ by $-k$. Also we find that all thermal information for the cosmological horizon of the SdS black hole is obtained from either the hyperbolic-AdS black hole or the Schwarzschild-TdS space by substituting $m$ with $-m$. For this purpose we calculate thermal quantities of bulk, (Euclidean) conformal field theory (ECFT) and moving domain wall by using the A(dS)/(E)CFT correspondences. Further we compute logarithmic corrections to the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy, Cardy-Verlinde formula and Friedmann equation due to thermal fluctuations. It implies that the cosmological horizon of the TdS spaces is nothing but the event horizon of the TAdS black holes and the dS/ECFT correspondence is valid for the Td...
Gauge dependence in QED amplitudes in expanding de Sitter space
Nicolaevici, Nistor
2016-04-01
We consider first-order transition amplitudes in external fields in QED in the expanding de Sitter space and point out that they are gauge dependent quantities. We examine the gauge variations of the amplitudes assuming a decoupling of the interaction at large times, which allows to conclude that the source of the problem lies in the fact that the frequencies of the modes in the infinite future become independent of the comoving momenta. We show that a possibility to assure the gauge invariance of the external field amplitudes is to restrict to potentials which vanish sufficiently fast at infinite times, and briefly discuss a number of options in the face of the possible gauge invariance violation in the full interacting theory.
De Sitter space in gauge/gravity duality
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Lilia Anguelova
2015-10-01
Full Text Available We investigate gauge/gravity duality for gauge theories in de Sitter space. More precisely, we study a five-dimensional consistent truncation of type IIB supergravity, which encompasses a wide variety of gravity duals of strongly coupled gauge theories, including the Maldacena–Nunez solution and its walking deformations. We find several solutions of the 5d theory with dS4 spacetime and nontrivial profiles for (some of the scalars along the fifth (radial direction. In the process, we prove that one of the equations of motion becomes dependent on the others, for nontrivial warp factor. This dependence reduces the number of field equations and, thus, turns out to be crucial for the existence of solutions with (AdS4 spacetime. Finally, we comment on the implications of our dS4 solutions for building gravity duals of Glueball Inflation.
Entanglement entropy of $\\alpha$-vacua in de Sitter space
Kanno, Sugumi; Shock, Jonathan P; Soda, Jiro
2014-01-01
We consider the entanglement entropy of a free massive scalar field in the one parameter family of $\\alpha$-vacua in de Sitter space by using a method developed by Maldacena and Pimentel. An $\\alpha$-vacuum can be thought of as a state filled with particles from the point of view of the Bunch-Davies vacuum. Of all the $\\alpha$-vacua we find that the entanglement entropy takes the minimal value in the Bunch-Davies solution. We also calculate the asymptotic value of the R\\'enyi entropy and find that it increases as $\\alpha$ increases. We argue these feature stem from pair condensation within the non-trivial $\\alpha$-vacua where the pairs have an intrinsic quantum correlation.
Entanglement entropy of α-vacua in de Sitter space
Kanno, Sugumi; Murugan, Jeff; Shock, Jonathan P.; Soda, Jiro
2014-07-01
We consider the entanglement entropy of a free massive scalar field in the one parameter family of α-vacua in de Sitter space by using a method developed by Maldacena and Pimentel. An α-vacuum can be thought of as a state filled with particles from the point of view of the Bunch-Davies vacuum. Of all the α-vacua we find that the entanglement entropy takes the minimal value in the Bunch-Davies solution. We also calculate the asymptotic value of the Rényi entropy and find that it increases as α increases. We argue these features stem from pair condensation within the non-trivial α-vacua where the pairs have an intrinsic quantum correlation.
De Sitter space in gauge/gravity duality
Anguelova, Lilia; Suranyi, Peter; Wijewardhana, L. C. R.
2015-10-01
We investigate gauge/gravity duality for gauge theories in de Sitter space. More precisely, we study a five-dimensional consistent truncation of type IIB supergravity, which encompasses a wide variety of gravity duals of strongly coupled gauge theories, including the Maldacena-Nunez solution and its walking deformations. We find several solutions of the 5d theory with dS4 spacetime and nontrivial profiles for (some of) the scalars along the fifth (radial) direction. In the process, we prove that one of the equations of motion becomes dependent on the others, for nontrivial warp factor. This dependence reduces the number of field equations and, thus, turns out to be crucial for the existence of solutions with (A) dS 4 spacetime. Finally, we comment on the implications of our dS4 solutions for building gravity duals of Glueball Inflation.
De Sitter Space in Gauge/Gravity Duality
Anguelova, Lilia; Wijewardhana, L C Rohana
2014-01-01
We investigate gauge/gravity duality for gauge theories in de Sitter space. More precisely, we study a five-dimensional consistent truncation of type IIB supergravity, which encompasses a wide variety of gravity duals of strongly coupled gauge theories, including the Maldacena-Nunez solution and its walking deformations. We find several solutions of the 5d theory with dS_4 spacetime and nontrivial profiles for (some of) the scalars along the fifth (radial) direction. In the process, we prove that one of the equations of motion becomes dependent on the others, for nontrivial warp factor. This dependence reduces the number of field equations and, thus, turns out to be crucial for the existence of solutions with (A)dS_4 spacetime. Finally, we comment on the implications of our dS_4 solutions for building gravity duals of Glueball Inflation.
Some Thoughts on the Quantum Theory of de Sitter Space
Banks, T
2003-01-01
This is a summary of two lectures I gave at the Davis Conference on Cosmic Inflation. I explain why the quantum theory of de Sitter (dS) space should have a finite number of states and explore gross aspects of the hypothetical quantum theory, which can be gleaned from semiclassical considerations. The constraints of a self-consistent measurement theory in such a finite system imply that certain mathematical features of the theory are unmeasurable, and that the theory is consequently mathematically ambiguous. There will be a universality class of mathematical theories all of whose members give the same results for local measurements, within the {\\it a priori} constraints on the precision of those measurements, but make different predictions for unmeasurable quantities, such as the behavior of the system on its Poincare recurrence time scale. A toy model of dS quantum mechanics is presented.
Gannot, Oran
2015-01-01
This paper considers boundary value problems for a class of singular elliptic operators which appear naturally in the study of anti-de Sitter spacetimes. These problems involve a singular Bessel operator acting in the normal direction. After formulating a Lopatinskii condition, elliptic estimates are established for functions supported near the boundary. A global Fredholm property follows from additional hypotheses in the interior. The results of this paper provide a rigorous framework for the study of quasinormal modes on anti-de Sitter black holes for the full range of boundary conditions considered in the physics literature.
Thermodynamic properties of black holes in de Sitter space
Li, Huai-Fan; Ma, Ya-Qin
2016-01-01
We study the thermodynamic properties of Schwarzschild-de Sitter (SdS) black hole and Reissner-Nordstr\\"{o}m-de Sitter (RNdS) black hole in the view of global and effective thermodynamic quantities. Making use of the effective first law of thermodynamics, we can derive the effective thermodynamic quantities of de Sitter black holes. It is found that these effective thermodynamic quantities also satisfy Smarr-like formula. Especially, the effective temperatures are nonzero in the Nariai limit, which is consistent with the idea of Bousso and Hawking. By calculating heat capacity and Gibbs free energy, we find SdS black hole is always thermodynamically stable and RNdS black hole may undergoes phase transition at some points.
Hawking Radiation of Warped Anti de Sitter and Rotating Hairy Black Holes with Scalar Hair
Gursel, H
2015-01-01
This thesis mainly focuses on the Hawking radiation (HR) evacuating from the surface of the objects that have earned a reputation as the most extraordinary objects existing so far; the black holes (BHs). Throughout this study, quantum tunneling (QT) process serves as the model for the HR of scalar, vector and Dirac particles. The scalar and Dirac particles are anticipated to be tunneling through the horizon of rotating scalar hairy black holes (RHSBHs); whilst the vector particles are associated with a rotating warped anti de-Sitter black hole (WAdS3BH) embedded in a (2+1) dimensional fabric. It is no coincidence that for all three cases; the standard HT expression is derived. Additionally, the engagement of conformal field theory (CFT) with anti de-Sitter (AdS) space presents itself to the reader and the methodologies of Klein-Gordon equation (KGE), Dirac equation and Proca equations (PEs) are introduced. For all three cases, Hamilton-Jacobi (HJ) approach is used, together with Wentzel-Kramers-Brillouin (WKB...
Pathways to relativistic curved momentum spaces: de Sitter case study
Amelino-Camelia, Giovanni; Gubitosi, Giulia; Palmisano, Giovanni
2016-01-01
Several arguments suggest that the Planck scale could be the characteristic scale of curvature of momentum space. As other recent studies, we assume that the metric of momentum space determines the condition of on-shellness while the momentum space affine connection governs the form of the law of composition of momenta. We show that the possible choices of laws of composition of momenta are more numerous than the possible choices of affine connection on a momentum space. This motivates us to propose a new prescription for associating an affine connection to momentum composition, which we compare to the one most used in the recent literature. We find that the two prescriptions lead to the same picture of the so-called κ-momentum space, with de Sitter (dS) metric and κ-Poincaré connection. We then show that in the case of “proper dS momentum space”, with the dS metric and its Levi-Civita connection, the two prescriptions are inequivalent. Our novel prescription leads to a picture of proper dS momentum space which is DSR-relativistic and is characterized by a commutative law of composition of momenta, a possibility for which no explicit curved momentum space picture had been previously found. This momentum space can serve as laboratory for the exploration of the properties of DSR-relativistic theories which are not connected to group-manifold momentum spaces and Hopf algebras, and is a natural test case for the study of momentum spaces with commutative, and yet deformed, laws of composition of momenta.
Logarithmic correction to the Brane equation in Topological Reissner-Nordstr\\"om de Sitter Space
Setare, M.R.(Department of Science, University of Kurdistan, Campus of Bijar, Bijar, Iran)
2003-01-01
In this paper we study braneworld cosmology when the bulk space is a charged black hole in de Sitter space (Topological Reissner-Nordstr\\"om de Sitter Space) in general dimension, then we compute leading order correction to the Friedmann equation that arise from logarithmic corrections to the entropy in the holographic-branworld cosmological framwork. Finally we consider the holographic entropy bounds in this senario, we show the entropy bounds are also modified by logarithmic term.
Classes of Stable Initial Data for Massless and Massive Scalars in Anti-de Sitter Spacetime
Deppe, Nils
2015-01-01
Since horizon formation in global anti-de Sitter spacetime is dual to thermalization of a conformal field theory on a compact space, whether generic initial data is stable or unstable against gravitational collapse is of great interest. We argue that all the known stable initial data for massless scalars are dominated by single scalar eigenmodes, specifically providing strong numerical evidence consistent with the interpretation that initial data with equal energies in two modes collapse on time scales of order the inverse square of the amplitude. We further scan the parameter space for massive scalar field initial data and present evidence for a novel class of stable or quasi-stable solutions for massive scalars with energy spread through several eigenmodes.
Simulation of black hole collisions in asymptotically Anti-de Sitter spacetimes.
Bantilan, Hans; Romatschke, Paul
2015-02-27
We present results from the evolution of spacetimes that describe the merger of asymptotically global anti-de Sitter black holes in 5D with an SO(3) symmetry. Prompt scalar field collapse provides us with a mechanism for producing distinct trapped regions on the initial slice, associated with black holes initially at rest. We evolve these black holes towards a merger, and follow the subsequent ring down. The boundary stress tensor of the dual conformal field theory is conformally related to a stress tensor in Minkowski space that inherits an axial symmetry from the bulk SO(3). We compare this boundary stress tensor to its hydrodynamic counterpart with viscous corrections of up to second order, and compare the conformally related stress tensor to ideal hydrodynamic simulations in Minkowski space, initialized at various time slices of the boundary data. Our findings reveal far-from-hydrodynamic behavior at early times, with a transition to ideal hydrodynamics at late times. PMID:25768753
What do CFTs tell us about anti-de Sitter spacetimes?
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The AdS/CFT conjecture relates quantum gravity on Anti-de Sitter (AdS) space to a conformal field theory (CFT) defined on the spacetime boundary. We interpret the CFT in terms of natural analogues of the bulk S-matrix. Our first approach finds the bulk S-matrix as a limit of scattering from an AdS bubble immersed in a space admitting asymptotic states. Next, we show how the periodicity of geodesics obstructs a standard LSZ prescription for scattering within global AdS. To avoid this subtlety we partition global AdS into patches within which CFT correlators reconstruct transition amplitudes of AdS states. Finally, we use the AdS/CFT duality to propose a large N collective field theory that describes local, perturbative supergravity. Failure of locality in quantum gravity should be related to the difference between the collective 1/N expansion and genuine finite N dynamics. (author)
Thermodynamics of a higher dimensional noncommutative anti-de Sitter-Einstein-Born-infeld black hole
González, Angélica; Linares, Román; Maceda, Marco; Sánchez-Santos, Oscar
2015-01-01
We analyze noncommutative deformations of a higher dimensional anti-de Sitter-Einstein-Born-Infeld black hole. Two models based on noncommutative inspired distributions of mass and charge are discussed and their thermodynamical properties are calculated. In the (3+1)-dimensional case, the equation of state and the Gibbs energy function of each model are found.
Exact solutions of dilaton gravity with (anti)-de Sitter asymptotics
Mignemi, S.
2009-01-01
We present a technique for obtaining spherically symmetric, asymptotically (anti)-de Sitter, black hole solutions of dilaton gravity with generic coupling to a Maxwell field, starting from exact asymptotically flat solutions and adding a suitable dilaton potential to the action.
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We report a 3-D charged black hole solution in an anti-de Sitter space inspired by noncommutative geometry. In this construction, the black hole exhibits two horizons, which turn into a single horizon in the extreme case. We investigate the impacts of electromagnetic field on the location of the event horizon, mass and thermodynamic properties such as Hawking temperature, entropy, and heat capacity of the black hole. The geodesics of the charged black hole are also analyzed. (orig.)
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Rahaman, Farook; Bhar, Piyali [Jadavpur University, Department of Mathematics, Kolkata, West Bengal (India); Sharma, Ranjan [P. D. Women' s College, Department of Physics, Jalpaiguri (India); Tiwari, Rishi Kumar [Govt. Model Science College, Department of Mathematics, Rewa, MP (India)
2015-03-01
We report a 3-D charged black hole solution in an anti-de Sitter space inspired by noncommutative geometry. In this construction, the black hole exhibits two horizons, which turn into a single horizon in the extreme case. We investigate the impacts of electromagnetic field on the location of the event horizon, mass and thermodynamic properties such as Hawking temperature, entropy, and heat capacity of the black hole. The geodesics of the charged black hole are also analyzed. (orig.)
Rahaman, Farook; Bhar, Piyali; Sharma, Ranjan; Tiwari, Rishi Kumar
2015-01-01
We report a 3 -D charged black hole solution in an anti-de Sitter space inspired by noncommutative geometry. In this construction, the black hole exhibits two horizons, which turn into a single horizon in the extreme case. We investigate the impacts of electromagnetic field on the location of the event horizon, mass and thermodynamic properties such as Hawking temperature, entropy, and heat capacity of the black hole. The geodesics of the charged black hole are also analyzed.
DeSitter entropy, quantum entanglement and ADS/CFT
Hawking, Stephen; Maldacena, Juan; Strominger, Andrew
2000-01-01
A deSitter brane-world bounding regions of anti-deSitter space has a macroscopic entropy given by one-quarter the area of the observer horizon. A proposed variant of the AdS/CFT correspondence gives a dual description of this cosmology as conformal field theory coupled to gravity in deSitter space. In the case of two-dimensional deSitter space this provides a microscopic derivation of the entropy, including the one-quarter, as quantum entanglement of the conformal field theory across the hori...
De Sitter entropy, quantum entanglement and ADS/CFT
Hawking, Stephen William; Strominger, A; Hawking, Stephen; Maldacena, Juan; Strominger, Andrew
2001-01-01
A deSitter brane-world bounding regions of anti-deSitter space has amacroscopic entropy given by one-quarter the area of the observer horizon. Aproposed variant of the AdS/CFT correspondence gives a dual description of thiscosmology as conformal field theory coupled to gravity in deSitter space. Inthe case of two-dimensional deSitter space this provides a microscopicderivation of the entropy, including the one-quarter, as quantum entanglementof the conformal field theory across the horizon.
DeSitter entropy, quantum entanglement and ADS/CFT
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A deSitter brane-world bounding regions of anti-deSitter space has a macroscopic entropy given by one-quarter the area of the observer horizon. A proposed variant of the AdS/CFT correspondence gives a dual description of this cosmology as conformal field theory coupled to gravity in deSitter space. In the case of two-dimensional deSitter space this provides a microscopic derivation of the entropy, including the one-quarter, as quantum entanglement of the conformal field theory across the horizon. (author)
DeSitter entropy, quantum entanglement and ADS/CFT
Hawking, Stephen; Maldacena, Juan; Strominger, Andrew
2001-05-01
A de Sitter brane-world bounding regions of anti-de Sitter space has a macroscopic entropy given by one-quarter the area of the observer horizon. A proposed variant of the AdS/CFT correspondence gives a dual description of this cosmology as conformal field theory coupled to gravity in de Sitter space. In the case of two-dimensional de Sitter space this provides a microscopic derivation of the entropy, including the one-quarter, as quantum entanglement of the conformal field theory across the horizon.
Topological regularization and self-duality in four-dimensional anti-de Sitter gravity
Miskovic, Olivera; Olea, Rodrigo
2009-01-01
It is shown that the addition of a topological invariant (Gauss-Bonnet term) to the anti-de Sitter (AdS) gravity action in four dimensions recovers the standard regularization given by holographic renormalization procedure. This crucial step makes possible the inclusion of an odd parity invariant (Pontryagin term) whose coupling is fixed by demanding an asymptotic (anti) self-dual condition on the Weyl tensor. This argument allows to find the dual point of the theory where the holographic str...
Noncommutative brane-world (Anti) de Sitter vacua and extra dimensions
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We investigate a curved brane-world, inspired by a noncommutative D3-brane, in a type IIB string theory. We obtain, an axially symmetric and a spherically symmetric (anti) de Sitter black holes in 4D. The event horizons of these black holes possess a constant curvature and may be seen to be governed by different topologies. The extremal geometries are explored, using the noncommutative scaling in the theory, to reassure the attractor behavior at the black hole event horizon. The emerging two dimensional, semi-classical, black hole is analyzed to provide evidence for the extra dimensions in a curved brane-world. It is argued that the gauge nonlinearity in the theory may be redefined by a potential in a moduli space. As a result, D = 11 and D = 12 dimensional geometries may be obtained at the stable extrema of the potential
Thermodynamics of Third Order Lovelock Anti-de Sitter Black Holes Revisited
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ZOU De-Cheng; YUE Rui-Hong; YANG Zhan-Ying
2011-01-01
We compute the mass and temperature of third order Lovelock black holes with negative Gauss-Bonnet coefficient α2 ＜ 0 in anti-de Sitter space and perform the stability analysis of topological black holes. When k = -1,the third order Lovelock black holes are thermodynamically stable for the whole range r+. When k = 1, we found that the black hole has an intermediate unstable phase for D = 7. In eight dimensional spacetimes, however, a new phase of thermodynamically unstable small black holes appears if the coefficient (α) is under a critical value. For D ＞ 9, black holes have similar the distributions of thermodynamically stable regions to the case where the coefficient α is under a critical value for D = 8. It is worth to mention that all the thermodynamic and conserved quantities of the black holes with flat horizon do not depend on the Lovelock coefficients and are the same as those of black holes in general gravity.
Braneworld cosmology in (anti)-de Sitter Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet-Maxwell gravity
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Braneworld cosmology for a domain wall embedded in the charged (anti)-de Sitter-Schwarzschild black hole of the five-dimensional Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet-Maxwell theory is considered. The effective Friedmann equation for the brane is derived by introducing the necessary surface counterterms required for a well-defined variational principle in the Gauss-Bonnet theory and for the finiteness of the bulk space. The asymptotic dynamics of the brane cosmology is determined and it is found that solutions with vanishingly small spatial volume are unphysical. The finiteness of the bulk action is related to the vanishing of the effective cosmological constant on the brane. An analogy between the Friedmann equation and a generalized Cardy-Verlinde formula is drawn. (author)
Holography and quantum states in elliptic de Sitter space
Halpern, Illan F.; Neiman, Yasha
2015-12-01
We outline a program for interpreting the higher-spin dS/CFT model in terms of physics in the causal patch of a dS observer. The proposal is formulated in "elliptic" de Sitter space d{S}_4/{Z}_2 , obtained by identifying antipodal points in dS 4. We discuss recent evidence that the higher-spin model is especially well-suited for this, since the antipodal symmetry of bulk solutions has a simple encoding on the boundary. For context, we test some other (free and interacting) theories for the same property. Next, we analyze the notion of quantum field states in the non-time-orientable d{S}_4/{Z}_2 . We compare the physics seen by different observers, with the outcome depending on whether they share an arrow of time. Finally, we implement the marriage between higher-spin holography and observers in d{S}_4/{Z}_2 , in the limit of free bulk fields. We succeed in deriving an observer's operator algebra and Hamiltonian from the CFT, but not her S-matrix. We speculate on the extension of this to interacting higher-spin theory.
Holography and quantum states in elliptic de Sitter space
Halpern, Illan F
2015-01-01
We outline a program for interpreting the higher-spin dS/CFT model in terms of physics in the causal patch of a dS observer. The proposal is formulated in "elliptic" de Sitter space dS_4/Z_2, obtained by identifying antipodal points in dS_4. We discuss recent evidence that the higher-spin model is especially well-suited for this, since the antipodal symmetry of bulk solutions has a simple encoding on the boundary. For context, we test some other (free and interacting) theories for the same property. Next, we analyze the notion of quantum field states in the non-time-orientable dS_4/Z_2. We compare the physics seen by different observers, with the outcome depending on whether they share an arrow of time. Finally, we implement the marriage between higher-spin holography and observers in dS_4/Z_2, in the limit of free bulk fields. We succeed in deriving an observer's operator algebra and Hamiltonian from the CFT, but not her S-matrix. We speculate on the extension of this to interacting higher-spin theory.
Fermionic Schwinger effect and induced current in de Sitter space
Hayashinaka, Takahiro; Fujita, Tomohiro; Yokoyama, Jun'ichi
2016-07-01
We explore Schwinger effect of spin 1/2 charged particles with static electric field in 1+3 dimensional de Sitter spacetime. We analytically calculate the vacuum expectation value of the spinor current which is induced by the produced particles in the electric field. The renormalization is performed with the adiabatic subtraction scheme. We find that the current becomes negative, namely it flows in the direction opposite to the electric field, if the electric field is weaker than a certain threshold value depending on the fermion mass, which is also known to happen in the case of scalar charged particles in 1+3 de Sitter spacetime. Contrary to the scalar case, however, the IR hyperconductivity is absent in the spinor case.
Fermionic Schwinger effect and induced current in de Sitter space
Hayashinaka, Takahiro; Yokoyama, Jun'ichi
2016-01-01
We explore Schwinger effect of spin 1/2 charged particles with static electric field in 1+3 dimensional de Sitter spacetime. We analytically calculate the vacuum expectation value of the spinor current which is induced by the produced particles in the electric field. The renormalization is performed with the adiabatic subtraction scheme. We find that the current becomes negative, namely it flows in the direction opposite to the electric field, if the electric field is weaker than a certain threshold value depending on the fermion mass, which is also known to happen in the case of scalar charged particles in 1+3 de Sitter spacetime. Contrary to the scalar case, however, the IR hyperconductivity is absent in the spinor case.
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ZOU De-Cheng; YANG Zhan-Ying; YUE Rui-Hong
2011-01-01
@@ By using a new approach, we demonstrate the analytic expressions for slowly rotating Gauss-Bonnet charged black hole solutions with one non-vanishing angular momentum in higher-dimensional anti-de Sitter spaces.Up to linear order of the rotating parameter a, the mass, Hawking temperature and entropy of the charged black holes get no corrections from rotation.%By using a new approach, we demonstrate the analytic expressions for slowly rotating Gauss-Bonnet charged black hole solutions with one non-vanishing angular momentum in higher-dimensionalanti-de Sitter spaces. Up to linear order of the rotating parameter a, the mass, Hawking temperature and entropy of the charged black holes get no corrections from rotation.
Topological regularization and self-duality in four-dimensional anti-de Sitter gravity
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It is shown that the addition of a topological invariant (Gauss-Bonnet term) to the anti-de Sitter gravity action in four dimensions recovers the standard regularization given by the holographic renormalization procedure. This crucial step makes possible the inclusion of an odd parity invariant (Pontryagin term) whose coupling is fixed by demanding an asymptotic (anti) self-dual condition on the Weyl tensor. This argument allows one to find the dual point of the theory where the holographic stress tensor is related to the boundary Cotton tensor as Tji=±(l2/8πG)Cji, which has been observed in recent literature in solitonic solutions and hydrodynamic models. A general procedure to generate the counterterm series for anti-de Sitter gravity in any even dimension from the corresponding Euler term is also briefly discussed.
Temperature and entropy of Schwarzschild-de Sitter space-time
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In the light of recent interest in quantum gravity in de Sitter space, we investigate semiclassical aspects of four-dimensional Schwarzschild-de Sitter space-time using the method of complex paths. The standard semiclassical techniques (such as Bogoliubov coefficients and Euclidean field theory) have been useful to study quantum effects in space-times with single horizons; however, none of these approaches seem to work for Schwarzschild-de Sitter space-time or, in general, for space-times with multiple horizons. We extend the method of complex paths to space-times with multiple horizons and obtain the spectrum of particles produced in these space-times. We show that the temperature of radiation in these space-times is proportional to the effective surface gravity--the inverse harmonic sum of surface gravity of each horizon. For the Schwarzschild-de Sitter space-time, we apply the method of complex paths to three different coordinate systems--spherically symmetric, Painleve, and Lemaitre. We show that the equilibrium temperature in Schwarzschild-de Sitter space-time is the harmonic mean of cosmological and event horizon temperatures. We obtain Bogoliubov coefficients for space-times with multiple horizons by analyzing the mode functions of the quantum fields near the horizons. We propose a new definition of entropy for space-times with multiple horizons, analogous to the entropic definition for space-times with a single horizon. We define entropy for these space-times to be inversely proportional to the square of the effective surface gravity. We show that this definition of entropy for Schwarzschild-de Sitter space-time satisfies the D-bound conjecture
Henneaux, Marc(Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB-Campus Plaine CP231, 1050, Brussels, Belgium); Rey, Soo-Jong
2010-01-01
We investigate the asymptotic symmetry algebra of (2+1)-dimensional higher spin, anti-de Sitter gravity. We use the formulation of the theory as a Chern-Simons gauge theory based on the higher spin algebra hs(1,1). Expanding the gauge connection around asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetime, we specify consistent boundary conditions on the higher spin gauge fields. We then study residual gauge transformation, the corresponding surface terms and their Poisson bracket algebra. We find that the...