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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
Remarks on quantum ﬁeld theory on de Sitter and anti-de Sitter space-times
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.
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.
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.
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
Entanglement Entropy of Black Holes and Anti-de Sitter Space/Conformal-Field-Theory Correspondence
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
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
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)
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.
Stability of black holes and solitons in Anti-de Sitter space-time
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.
Brane collisions in anti-de Sitter space
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)
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 ...
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
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
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
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.
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.
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 $(...
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...
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.
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 ...
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
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
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
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
A large-D Weyl invariant string model in Anti-de Sitter space
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)
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
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.
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.
Radial dimensional reduction: (anti) de Sitter theories from flat
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)
More on asymptotically anti-de Sitter spaces in topologically massive gravity
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).
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.
Quasinormal modes of black holes in anti-de Sitter space: a numerical and analytical study
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)
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
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...
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
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.
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.
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.
A Static Solution of Yang-Mills Equation on Anti-de Sitter Space
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.
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.
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.
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
Do supersymmetric anti-de Sitter black rings exist?
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
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.
(Anti-)de Sitter Black Hole Entropy and Generalized Uncertainty Principle
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.
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
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...
Quantization of a scalar field in two Poincaré patches of anti-de Sitter space and AdS/CFT
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.
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.
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...
(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...
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...
Asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes in topologically massive gravity
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
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.
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 ...
Intersecting hypersurfaces in anti-de Sitter and Lovelock gravity
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
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...
(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...
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.
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.
The asymptotic dynamics of two-dimensional (anti-)de Sitter gravity
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...
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...
Spinning scalar solitons in anti-de Sitter spacetime
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.
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...
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.
(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.
Gravitational collapse in asymptotically anti-de Sitter or de Sitter backgrounds
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
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.
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...
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.
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)
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)
The question of mass in (anti-) de Sitter spacetimes
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
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
Massive higher derivative gravity in D-dimensional anti-de Sitter spacetimes
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.
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...
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
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.
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
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...
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 ...
Renormalised fermion vacuum expectation values on anti-de Sitter space–time
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.
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.
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...
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
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
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...
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...
Notes on de Sitter space and holography
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
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 [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.
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?
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)
Exploring de Sitter space and holography
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
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.
Banerjee, Ayan; Rahaman, Farook; 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 ...
Noncommutative brane-world (Anti) de Sitter vacua and extra dimensions
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
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
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)
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.
Tunneling between de Sitter and anti-de Sitter black holes in a noncommutative D3-brane formalism
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
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...
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...
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.
Area Spectra of Schwarzschild-Anti de Sitter Black Holes from Highly Real Quasinormal Modes
GUO Guang-Hai; DING Xia
2011-01-01
Motivated by the new physical interpretation of quasinormal modes proposed by Maggiore [Phys. Rev. Lett.] 100 (2008) 141301, we investigate the quantization of large Schwarzschild-Anti de Sitter black holes in even-dimensional spacetimes, from the interesting highly real quasinormal modes found recently. Following Maggiore's treatment and Kunstatter's method, we derive the area and entropy spectra of the black holes. It is found that the results from both approaches are in full consistency. This implies that one can quantize a black hole via different asymptotic quasinormal modes besides the high damping ones that are usually adopted in the literature. Furthermore, we find that the area and entropy spectra are equidistant and independent of the cosmological constant. However, the spacings depend on the black hole dimension.%Motivated by the new physical interpretation of quasinormal modes proposed by Maggiore [Phys.Rev.Lett.]100(2008) 141301,we investigate the quantization of large Schwarzschild-Anti de Sitter black holes in evendimensional spacetimes,from the interesting highly real quasinormal modes found recently.Following Maggiore's treatment and Kunstatter's method,we derive the area and entropy spectra of the black holes.It is found that the results from both approaches are in full consistency.This implies that one can quantize a black hole via different asymptotic quasinormal modes besides the high damping ones that are usually adopted in the literature.Furthermore,we find that the area and entropy spectra are equidistant and independent of the cosmological constant.However,the spacings depend on the black hole dimension.Since Bekenstein[1] firstly conjectured the equidistant area spectrum An =γnh (n =1,2,3,… ) by regarding the horizon area of a nonextremal black hole as a classical adiabatic invariant,many attempts have been made to derive the area and entropy spectra directly from the dynamical modes of the classical theory.[2-8] An important step in
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...
Thermodynamic phase structure of charged anti-de Sitter scalar-tensor black holes
When electromagnetic field with nonlinear lagrangian acts as a source of gravity the no-scalar-hair theorems can be eluded and black holes with non-trivial scalar field can be found in scalar tensor theories. Black holes with secondary scalar hair exist also when a cosmological constant is added in the theory. The thermodynamics of black holes in anti-de Sitter (AdS) space-time has attracted considerable interest due to the AdS/CFT conjecture. A natural question that arises is whether the non-trivial scalar field would alter the black-hole thermodynamical phase structure. In the current work we present the phase structure of charged hairy black holes coupled to nonlinear Born-Infeld electrodynamics in canonical ensemble which is naturally related to AdS space-time. In certain regions of the parameter space we find the existence of a first-order phase transition between small and very large black holes. An unexpected result is that for a small subinterval of charge values two phase transitions are observed – one of zeroth and one of first order
Perturbation of Large Anti-deSitter Black Holes and AdS/CFT Correspondence
Ahmadzadegan, Aida
As the main goal of this thesis, the canonical form of the perturbation metric of anti-de Sitter black holes in four dimensions is derived by choosing the Regge-Wheeler gauge in the standard Schwarzschild coordinates (t, r, theta, ϕ). By assuming the perturbations to be small, the differential equations governing the perturbations are obtained from the equations deltaRmunu(h ) = 0. Then, by taking the limit of m > > R where R is the radius of AdS space, the perturbation metric and field equations of large AdS black holes are found. Finally, under the shadow of AdS/CFT correspondence, these perturbations can be compared to their corresponding three-dimensional theory of fluid dynamics on the dual space, R x S2. Furthermore, by using the definitions of stress-energy tensor and its perturbation, we can find energy density, pressure and shear viscosity which are the quantities we need to describe the behavior of the fluid on the boundary of the AdS space.
Phase transitions of regular Schwarzschild-Anti-deSitter black holes
Frassino, Antonia Micol
2015-01-01
We study a solution of the Einstein's equations generated by a self-gravitating, anisotropic, static, non-singular matter fluid. The resulting Schwarzschild like solution is regular and accounts for smearing effects of noncommutative fluctuations of the geometry. We call this solution regular Schwarzschild spacetime. In the presence of an Anti-deSitter cosmological term, the regularized metric offers an extension of the Hawking-Page transition into a van der Waals-like phase diagram. Specifically the regular Schwarzschild-Anti-deSitter geometry undergoes a first order small/large black hole transition similar to the liquid/gas transition of a real fluid. In the present analysis we have considered the cosmological constant as a dynamical quantity and its variation is included in the first law of black hole thermodynamics.
The global rotating scalar field vacuum on anti-de Sitter space–time
Carl Kent
2015-01-01
Full Text Available We consider the definition of the global vacuum state of a quantum scalar field on n-dimensional anti-de Sitter space–time as seen by an observer rotating about the polar axis. Since positive (or negative frequency scalar field modes must have positive (or negative Klein–Gordon norm respectively, we find that the only sensible choice of positive frequency corresponds to positive frequency as seen by a static observer. This means that the global rotating vacuum is identical to the global nonrotating vacuum. For n≥4, if the angular velocity of the rotating observer is smaller than the inverse of the anti-de Sitter radius of curvature, then modes with positive Klein–Gordon norm also have positive frequency as seen by the rotating observer. We comment on the implications of this result for the construction of global rotating thermal states.
The global rotating scalar field vacuum on anti-de Sitter space–time
Kent, Carl, E-mail: c.kent@sheffield.ac.uk; Winstanley, Elizabeth, E-mail: e.winstanley@sheffield.ac.uk
2015-01-05
We consider the definition of the global vacuum state of a quantum scalar field on n-dimensional anti-de Sitter space–time as seen by an observer rotating about the polar axis. Since positive (or negative) frequency scalar field modes must have positive (or negative) Klein–Gordon norm respectively, we find that the only sensible choice of positive frequency corresponds to positive frequency as seen by a static observer. This means that the global rotating vacuum is identical to the global nonrotating vacuum. For n≥4, if the angular velocity of the rotating observer is smaller than the inverse of the anti-de Sitter radius of curvature, then modes with positive Klein–Gordon norm also have positive frequency as seen by the rotating observer. We comment on the implications of this result for the construction of global rotating thermal states.
Topological regularization and self-duality in four-dimensional anti-de Sitter gravity
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.
Wang, Mengjie; Herdeiro, Carlos
2015-01-01
Scalar and gravitational perturbations on Kerr-anti-de Sitter (Kerr-AdS) black holes have been addressed in the literature and have been shown to exhibit a rich phenomenology. In this paper we complete the analysis of bosonic fields on this background by studying Maxwell perturbations, focusing on superradiant instabilities and vector clouds. For this purpose, we solve the Teukolsky equations numerically, imposing the boundary conditions we have proposed in\\cite{Wang:2015goa} for the radial T...
THERMODYNAMICS OF GLOBAL MONOPOLE ANTI-DE-SITTER BLACK HOLE IN GRAND CANONICAL ENSEMBLE
陈菊华; 荆继良; 王永久
2001-01-01
In this paper, we investigate the thermodynamics of the global monopole anti-de-Sitter black hole in the grand canonical ensemble following the York's formalism. The black hole is enclosed in a cavity with a finite radius where the temperature and potential are fixed. We have studied some thermodynamical properties, i.e. the reduced action,thermal energy and entropy. By investigating the stability of the solutions, we find stable solutions and instantons.
Cosmic Censorship of Rotating Anti-de Sitter Black Hole with a Probe
Gwak, Bogeun
2015-01-01
We test the validity of cosmic censorship in the rotating anti-de Sitter black hole through a particle absorption. For this purpose, we investigate whether the extremal black hole can be overspun by a particle. We construct the particle equations of motions to satisfy the laws of thermodynamics. With the particle absorption, 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.
Precise relativistic orbits in Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter spacetimes
Kraniotis, G. V.
2004-01-01
The timelike geodesic equations resulting from the Kerr gravitational metric element are derived and solved exactly including the contribution from the cosmological constant. The geodesic equations are derived, by solving the Hamilton-Jacobi partial differential equation by separation of variables. The solutions can be applied in the investigation of the motion of a test particle in the Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter gravitational fields. In particular, we apply the exact solutions of the tim...
Non-uniform Black Strings with Schwarzschild-(Anti-)de Sitter Foliation
Zhao, Liu; Niu, Kai; Xia, Bing-Shu; Dou, Yi-Ling; Ren, Jie
2007-01-01
We present some exact non-uniform black string solutions of 5-dimensional pure Einstein gravity as well as Einstein-Maxwell-dilaton theory at arbitrary dilaton coupling. The solutions share the common property that their 4-dimensional slices are Schwarzchild-(anti-)de Sitter spacetimes. The pure gravity solution is also generalized to spacetimes of dimensions higher than 5 to get non-uniform black branes.
Hawking radiation from the dilaton-(anti) de Sitter black hole via covariant anomaly
Han Yi-Wen; Bao Zhi-Qing; Hong Yun
2009-01-01
Adopting the anomaly cancellation method, initiated by Robinson and Wilczek recently, this paper discusses Hawking radiation from the dilaton-(anti) de Sitter black hole. To save the underlying gauge and general covariance, it introduces covariant fluxes of gauge and energy-momentum tensor to cancel the gauge and gravitational anomalies. The result shows that the introduced compensating fluxes are equivalent to those of a 2-dimensional blackbody radiation at Hawking temperature with appropriate chemical potential.
Warped anti-de Sitter in 3d (2,0) Supergravity
Moutsopoulos, George
2016-01-01
We comment on the ubiquity of the so-called warped anti-de Sitter spacetimes in three-dimensional (2,0) supergravity theory. By using isometry-invariant tensors and simple counting, we prove their existence for arbitrary $(2,0)$ supergravity models suitably defined close to a minimal model. We also analyze their offshell supersymmetry and the supersymmetry of two geometric orbifolds.
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...
Anti-de Sitter holography for gravity and higher spin theories in two dimensions
Grumiller, Daniel(Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8-10/136, A-1040, Vienna, Austria); Leston, Mauricio; Vassilevich, Dmitri(CMCC, Universidade Federal do ABC, Santo André, S.P., Brazil)
2013-01-01
We provide a holographic description of two-dimensional dilaton gravity with Anti-de Sitter boundary conditions. We find that the asymptotic symmetry algebra consists of a single copy of the Virasoro algebra with non-vanishing central charge and point out difficulties with the standard canonical treatment. We generalize our results to higher spin theories and thus provide the first examples of two-dimensional higher spin gravity with holographic description. For spin-3 gravity we find that th...
Chemical potentials in three-dimensional higher spin anti-de Sitter gravity
Henneaux, Marc(Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB-Campus Plaine CP231, 1050, Brussels, Belgium); Pérez, Alfredo; Tempo, David; Troncoso, Ricardo(Centro de Estudios Científicos (CECs), Av. Arturo Prat 514, Valdivia, Chile)
2013-01-01
We indicate how to introduce chemical potentials for higher spin charges in higher spin anti-de Sitter gravity in a manner that manifestly preserves the original asymptotic W-symmetry. This is done by switching on a non-vanishing component of the connection along the temporal (thermal) circles. We first recall the procedure in the pure gravity case (no higher spin) where the only "chemical potentials" are the temperature and the chemical potential associated with the angular momentum. We then...
Hawking radiation from the dilaton—(anti) de Sitter black hole via covariant anomaly
Adopting the anomaly cancellation method, initiated by Robinson and Wilczek recently, this paper discusses Hawking radiation from the dilaton—(anti) de Sitter black hole. To save the underlying gauge and general covariance, it introduces covariant fluxes of gauge and energy-momentum tensor to cancel the gauge and gravitational anomalies. The result shows that the introduced compensating fluxes are equivalent to those of a 2-dimensional blackbody radiation at Hawking temperature with appropriate chemical potential. (general)
HAN Yi-Wen; YANG Shu-Zheng
2005-01-01
@@ We extend Parikh's recent work to Schwarzchild-anti-de Sitter black hole with topological defect whose ArnowittDeser-Misner (ADM) mass is no longer identical to its mass parameter. We view the Hawking radiation as a tunnelling process across the event horizon and the cosmological horizon. From the tunnelling probability, we find a leading correction to the semi-classical emission rate. The result employs an underlying unitary theory.
Anti-de Sitter-wave solutions of higher derivative theories.
Gürses, Metin; Hervik, Sigbjørn; Şişman, Tahsin Çağrı; Tekin, Bayram
2013-09-01
We show that the recently found anti-de Sitter (AdS)-plane and AdS-spherical wave solutions of quadratic curvature gravity also solve the most general higher derivative theory in D dimensions. More generally, we show that the field equations of such theories reduce to an equation linear in the Ricci tensor for Kerr-Schild spacetimes having type-N Weyl and type-N traceless Ricci tensors. PMID:25166648
HAN Yi-Wen; YANG Shu-Zheng
2007-01-01
We extend Zhang and Zhao's recent work to the Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter black hole with topological defect, whose Arnowitt-Deser-Misner (ADM) mass is no longer identical to its mass parameter. The behavior of the tunneling massive particle is investigated and the emission rate is calculated. The result satisfies an underlying unitary theory and takes the same functional form as that of the mass-less particle.
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.
On quantum deformations of (anti-)de Sitter algebras in (2+1) dimensions
Quantum deformations of (anti-)de Sitter (A)dS algebras in (2+1) dimensions are revisited, and several features of these quantum structures are reviewed. In particular, the classification problem of (2+1) (A)dS Lie bialgebras is presented and the associated noncommutative quantum (A)dS spaces are also analysed. Moreover, the flat limit (or vanishing cosmological constant) of all these structures leading to (2+1) quantum Poincare algebras and groups is simultaneously given by considering the cosmological constant as an explicit Lie algebra parameter in the (A)dS algebras. By making use of this classification, a three-parameter generalization of the K-deformation for the (2+1) (A)dS algebras and quantum spacetimes is given. Finally, the same problem is studied in (3+1) dimensions, where a two-parameter generalization of the κ-(A)dS deformation that preserves the space isotropy is found.
Huang, Yang; Li, Xin-Zhou
2016-01-01
Gaining insight into the behavior of a perturbed black hole surrounded by a reflecting mirror in asymptotically anti-de Sitter space-time is of great interest for current fundamental and practical research. In this work, a detailed analysis for superradiant stability of the system composed by a $D$-dimensional Reissner-Nordstr\\"{o}m-anti-de Sitter (RN-AdS) black hole and a reflecting mirror under charged scalar perturbations are presented in the linear regime. It is found that the stability of the system is heavily affected by the mirror radius as well as the mass of the scalar perturbation, AdS radius and the dimension of space-time. In a higher dimensional space-time, the degree of instability of the superradiant modes will be severely weakened. Nevertheless, the degree of instability can be magnified significantly by choosing a suitable value of the mirror radius. Remarkably, when the mirror radius is smaller than a threshold value the system becomes stable. We also find that massive charged scalar fields ...
Wang, Mengjie
2015-01-01
Scalar and gravitational perturbations on Kerr-anti-de Sitter (Kerr-AdS) black holes have been addressed in the literature and have been shown to exhibit a rich phenomenology. In this paper we complete the analysis of bosonic fields on this background by studying Maxwell perturbations, focusing on superradiant instabilities and vector clouds. For this purpose, we solve the Teukolsky equations numerically, imposing the boundary conditions we have proposed in\\cite{Wang:2015goa} for the radial Teukolsky equation. As found therein, two Robin boundary conditions can be imposed for Maxwell fields on Kerr-AdS black holes, one of which produces a new set of quasinormal modes even for Schwarzschild-AdS black holes. Here, we show these different boundary conditions produce two different sets of superradiant modes. Interestingly the "new modes" may be unstable in a larger parameter space. We then study stationary Maxwell clouds, that exist at the threshold of the superradiant instability, with the two Robin boundary con...
Conserved quantities and dual turbulent cascades in Anti-de Sitter spacetime
Green, Stephen; Buchel, Alex; Lehner, Luis; Liebling, Steven
2015-04-01
We consider the dynamics of a spherically symmetric massless scalar field coupled to general relativity in Anti-de Sitter spacetime in the small-amplitude limit. Within the context of our previously developed two time framework (TTF) to study the leading self-gravitating effects, we demonstrate the existence of two new conserved quantities in addition to the known total energy E of the modes: The particle number N and Hamiltonian H of our TTF system. H represents the next-order contribution after E to the total ADM mass M. Simultaneous conservation of E and N implies that weak turbulent processes undergo dual cascades (direct cascade of E and inverse cascade of N or vice versa). This partially explains the observed dynamics of 2-mode initial data. In addition, conservation of E and N limits the region of phase space that can be explored within the TTF approximation and in particular rules out equipartion of energy among the modes for general initial data. Finally, we discuss possible effects of conservation of N and E on late time dynamics.
Conserved quantities and dual turbulent cascades in Anti-de Sitter spacetime
Buchel, Alex; Lehner, Luis; Liebling, Steve L
2014-01-01
We consider the dynamics of a spherically symmetric massless scalar field coupled to general relativity in Anti--de Sitter spacetime in the small-amplitude limit. Within the context of our previously developed two time framework (TTF) to study the leading self-gravitating effects, we demonstrate the existence of two new conserved quantities in addition to the known total energy $E$ of the modes: The particle number $N$ and Hamiltonian $H$ of our TTF system. $H$ represents the next-order contribution after $E$ to the total ADM mass $M$. Simultaneous conservation of $E$ and $N$ implies that weak turbulent processes undergo dual cascades (direct cascade of $E$ and inverse cascade of $N$ or vice versa). This partially explains the observed dynamics of 2-mode initial data. In addition, conservation of $E$ and $N$ limits the region of phase space that can be explored within the TTF approximation and in particular rules out equipartion of energy among the modes for general initial data. Finally, we discuss possible ...
Vacuum decay into Anti de Sitter space
Maldacena, Juan
2010-01-01
We propose an interpretation of decays of a false vacuum into an $AdS$ region. The $AdS$ region is interpreted in terms of a dual field theory living on an end of the world brane which expands into the false vacuum.
Conformally covariant quantization of the Maxwell field in de Sitter space
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.
Hawking Evaporation Time Scale of Topological Black Holes in Anti-de Sitter Spacetime
Yen Chin Ong
2015-01-01
It was recently pointed out that if an absorbing boundary condition is imposed at infinity, an asymptotically anti-de Sitter Schwarzschild black hole with a spherical horizon takes only a finite amount of time to evaporate away even if its initial mass is arbitrarily large. We show that this is a rather generic property in AdS spacetimes: regardless of their horizon topologies, neutral AdS black holes in general relativity take about the same amount of time to evaporate down to the same size ...
From the Schwarzschild Anti de Sitter Black Hole to the Conformal Field Theory
Sefiedgar, Akram Sadat
2015-01-01
The emergence of the quantum gravitational effects in a very high energy regime necessitates some corrections to the thermodynamics of Black holes. In this letter, we investigate a possible modification to the thermodynamics of Schwarzschild anti de Sitter (SAdS) black holes due to rainbow gravity model. Using the correspondence between a $(d+1)-$dimensional SAdS black hole and a conformal filed theory in $d$-dimensional spacetime, one may find the corrections to the Cardy-Verlinde formula from the modified thermodynamics of the black hole. Furthermore, we show that the corrected Cardy-Verlinde formula can also be derived by redefining the Virasoro operator and the central charge.
A note on asymptotically anti-de Sitter quantum spacetimes in loop quantum gravity
Bodendorfer, Norbert
2015-01-01
A framework conceptually based on the conformal techniques employed to study the structure of the gravitational field at infinity is set up in the context of loop quantum gravity to describe asymptotically anti-de Sitter quantum spacetimes. A conformal compactification of the spatial slice is performed, which, in terms of the rescaled metric, has now finite volume, and can thus be conveniently described by spin networks states. The conformal factor used is a physical scalar field, which has the necessary asymptotics for many asymptotically AdS black hole solutions.
Noncommutative brane-world, (Anti) de Sitter vacua and extra dimensions
Kar, Supriya
2006-01-01
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...
Holzegel, Gustav
2016-01-01
We generalize our unique continuation results recently established for a class of linear and nonlinear wave equations $\\Box_g \\phi + \\sigma \\phi = \\mathcal{G} ( \\phi, \\partial \\phi )$ on asymptotically anti-de Sitter (aAdS) spacetimes to aAdS spacetimes admitting non-static boundary metrics. The new Carleman estimates established in this setting constitute an essential ingredient in proving unique continuation results for the full nonlinear Einstein equations, which will be addressed in forthcoming papers. Key to the proof is a new geometrically adapted construction of foliations of pseudoconvex hypersurfaces near the conformal boundary.
Asymptotically Anti-de Sitter spacetimes and their stress energy tensor
Skenderis, K
2001-01-01
We consider asymtotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes in general dimensions. We review the origin of infrared divergences in the on-shell gravitational action, and the construction of the renormalized on-shell action by the addition of boundary counterterms. In odd dimensions, the renormalized on-shell action is not invariant under bulk diffeomorphisms that yield conformal transformations in the boundary (holographic Weyl anomaly). We obtain formulae for the gravitational stress energy tensor, defined as the metric variation of the renormalized on-shell action, in terms of coefficients in the asymptotic expansion of the metric near infinity. The stress energy tensor transforms anomalously under bulk diffeomorphisms broken by infrared divergences.
Reissner–Nordström Anti-de Sitter Black Holes in Mimetic F(R Gravity
V. K. Oikonomou
2016-05-01
Full Text Available In this paper, we study under which conditions the Reissner–Nordström anti-de Sitter black hole can be a solution of the vacuum mimetic F ( R gravity with Lagrange multiplier and mimetic scalar potential. As the author demonstrates, the resulting picture in the mimetic F ( R gravity case is a trivial extension of the standard F ( R approach, and in effect, the metric perturbations in the mimetic F ( R gravity case, for the Reissner–Nordström anti-de Sitter black hole metric, at the first order of the perturbed variables are the same at the leading order.
Extended anti-de Sitter Hypergravity in $2+1$ Dimensions and Hypersymmetry Bounds
Henneaux, Marc; Tempo, David; Troncoso, Ricardo
2015-01-01
In a recent paper (JHEP {\\bf 1508} (2015) 021), we have investigated hypersymmetry bounds in the context of simple anti-de Sitter hypergravity in $2+1$ dimensions. We showed that these bounds involved non linearly the spin-$2$ and spin-$4$ charges, and were saturated by a class of extremal black holes, which are $\\frac14$-hypersymmetric. We continue the analysis here by considering $(M,N)$-extended anti-de Sitter hypergravity models, based on the superalgebra $osp(M \\vert 4) \\oplus osp(N \\vert 4)$. The asymptotic symmetry superalgebra is then the direct sum of two-copies of a $W$-superalgebra that contains $so(M)$ (or $so(N)$) Kac-Moody currents of conformal weight $1$, fermionic generators of conformal weight $5/2$ and bosonic generators of conformal weight $4$ in addition to the Virasoro generators. The nonlinear hypersymmetry bounds on the conserved charges are derived and shown to be saturated by a class of extreme hypersymmetric black holes which we explicitly construct.
Reissner–Nordström Anti-de Sitter Black Holes in Mimetic F(R) Gravity
Oikonomou, V. K.
2016-05-01
In this paper we study under which conditions the Reissner-Nordstr\\"om-anti de Sitter black hole can be a solution of the vacuum mimetic $F(R)$ gravity with Lagrange multiplier and mimetic scalar potential. As we demonstrate, the resulting picture in the mimetic $F(R)$ gravity case, is different in comparison to the ordinary $F(R)$ gravity case, with the two descriptions resulting to a different set of constraints that need to hold true. We also investigate the metric perturbations in the mimetic $F(R)$ gravity case, for the Reissner-Nordstr\\"om-anti de Sitter black hole metric, at first order of the perturbed variables. Interestingly enough, the resulting equations are identical to the ones corresponding to the ordinary $F(R)$ gravity Reissner-Nordstr\\"om-anti de Sitter black hole, at least at first order. We attribute this feature to the particular form of the Reissner-Nordstr\\"om-anti de Sitter metric, and we speculate for which cases there could be differences between the mimetic and non-mimetic case. Since the perturbation equations are the same for the two cases, it is possible to have black hole instabilities in the mimetic $F(R)$ gravity case too, which can be interpreted as anti-evaporation of the black hole.
LIU Wei-Wei; LUO Zhi-Quan; YANG Juan; BIAN Gang
2011-01-01
Based on the theory of Klein-Gordon scalar field particles,the Hawking radiation of a higher-dimensional Kerr-anti-de Sitter black hole with one rotational parameter is investigated using the beyond semi-classical approximation method.The corrections of quantum tunnelling probability,Hawking temperature and Bekenstein-Hawking entropy are also included.
刘伟伟; 罗志全; 杨娟; 边刚
2011-01-01
Based on the theory of Klein-Gordon scalar field particles, the Hawking radiation of a higher- dimensional Kerr-anti-de Sitter black hole with one rotational parameter is investigated using the beyond semi-classical approximation method. The corrections o
Hawking evaporation time scale of topological black holes in anti-de Sitter spacetime
Ong, Yen Chin
2016-02-01
It was recently pointed out that if an absorbing boundary condition is imposed at infinity, an asymptotically anti-de Sitter Schwarzschild black hole with a spherical horizon takes only a finite amount of time to evaporate away even if its initial mass is arbitrarily large. We show that this is a rather generic property in AdS spacetimes: regardless of their horizon topologies, neutral AdS black holes in general relativity take about the same amount of time to evaporate down to the same size of order L, the AdS length scale. Our discussion focuses on the case in which the black hole has toral event horizon. A brief comment is made on the hyperbolic case, i.e. for black holes with negatively curved horizons.
Hawking evaporation time scale of topological black holes in anti-de Sitter spacetime
Yen Chin Ong
2016-02-01
Full Text Available It was recently pointed out that if an absorbing boundary condition is imposed at infinity, an asymptotically anti-de Sitter Schwarzschild black hole with a spherical horizon takes only a finite amount of time to evaporate away even if its initial mass is arbitrarily large. We show that this is a rather generic property in AdS spacetimes: regardless of their horizon topologies, neutral AdS black holes in general relativity take about the same amount of time to evaporate down to the same size of order L, the AdS length scale. Our discussion focuses on the case in which the black hole has toral event horizon. A brief comment is made on the hyperbolic case, i.e. for black holes with negatively curved horizons.
Homoclinic accretion solutions in the Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter spacetime
Mach, Patryk
2015-01-01
The aim of this paper is to clarify the distinction between homoclinic and standard (global) Bondi-type accretion solutions in the Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter spacetime. The homoclinic solutions have recently been discovered numerically for polytropic equations of state. Here I show that they exist also for certain isothermal (linear) equations of state, and an analytic solution of this type is obtained. It is argued that the existence of such solutions is generic, although for sufficiently relativistic matter models (photon gas, ultra-hard equation of state) there exist global solutions that can be continued to infinity, similarly to standard Michel's solutions in the Schwarzschild spacetime. In contrast to that global solutions should not exist for matter models with a non-vanishing rest-mass component, and this is demonstrated for polytropes. For homoclinic isothermal solutions I derive an upper bound on the mass of the black hole for which stationary transonic accretion is allowed.
Anti-de-Sitter regular electric multipoles: towards Einstein-Maxwell-AdS solitons
Herdeiro, Carlos
2015-01-01
We discuss electrostatics in Anti-de-Sitter ($AdS$) spacetime, in global coordinates. We observe that the multipolar expansion has two crucial differences to that in Minkowski spacetime. First, there are everywhere regular solutions, with finite energy, for every multipole moment except for the monopole. Second, all multipole moments decay with the same inverse power of the areal radius, $1/r$, as spatial infinity is approached. The first observation suggests there may be regular, self-gravitating, Einstein-Maxwell solitons in $AdS$ spacetime. The second observation, renders a Lichnerowicz-type no-soliton theorem inapplicable. Consequently, we suggest Einstein-Maxwell solitons exist in $AdS$, and we support this claim by computing the first order metric perturbations sourced by test electric field multipoles, which are obtained analytically in closed form.
New features of gravitational collapse in Anti-de Sitter spacetimes
Oliván, Daniel Santos
2015-01-01
Gravitational collapse of a massless scalar field in spherically-symmetric Anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetimes presents a new phenomenology with a series of critical points whose dynamics is continuously self-similar as in the asymptotically-flat case. Each critical point is the limit of a branch of scalar field configurations that have bounced off the AdS boundary a fixed number of times before forming an apparent horizon. We present results from a numerical study that focus on the interfaces between branches. We find that there is a mass gap between branches and that subcritical configurations near the critical point form black holes with an apparent horizon mass that follows a power law of the form $M_{AH}-M_{g} \\propto (p_{c}-p)^{\\xi}$, where $M_g$ is the mass gap and the exponent $\\xi\\simeq 0.7$ appears to be universal.
Quantum time uncertainty in Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter black holes
The combined action of gravity and quantum mechanics gives rise to a minimum time uncertainty in the lowest order approximation of a perturbative scheme, in which quantum effects are regarded as corrections to the classical spacetime geometry. From the nonperturbative point of view, both gravity and quantum mechanics are treated on equal footing in a description that already contains all possible backreaction effects as those above in a nonlinear manner. In this paper, the existence or not of such minimum time uncertainty is analyzed in the context of Schwarzschild-anti-de Sitter black holes using the isolated horizon formalism. We show that from a perturbative point of view, a nonzero time uncertainty is generically present owing to the energy scale introduced by the cosmological constant, while in a quantization scheme that includes nonperturbatively the effects of that scale, an arbitrarily high time resolution can be reached
Entanglement entropy of two-dimensional anti-de Sitter black holes
Using the AdS/CFT correspondence we derive a formula for the entanglement entropy of the anti-de Sitter black hole in two spacetime dimensions. The leading term in the large black hole mass expansion of our formula reproduces exactly the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy SBH, whereas the subleading term behaves as lnSBH. This subleading term has the universal form typical for the entanglement entropy of physical systems described by effective conformal fields theories (e.g. one-dimensional statistical models at the critical point). The well-known form of the entanglement entropy for a two-dimensional conformal field theory is obtained as analytic continuation of our result and is related with the entanglement entropy of a black hole with negative mass
Nonlinear Evolution and Final Fate of Charged Anti-de Sitter Black Hole Superradiant Instability.
Bosch, Pablo; Green, Stephen R; Lehner, Luis
2016-04-01
We describe the full nonlinear development of the superradiant instability for a charged massless scalar field coupled to general relativity and electromagnetism, in the vicinity of a Reissner-Nordström-anti-de Sitter black hole. The presence of the negative cosmological constant provides a natural context for considering perfectly reflecting boundary conditions and studying the dynamics as the scalar field interacts repeatedly with the black hole. At early times, small superradiant perturbations grow as expected from linearized studies. Backreaction then causes the black hole to lose charge and mass until the perturbation becomes nonsuperradiant, with the final state described by a stable hairy black hole. For large gauge coupling, the instability extracts a large amount of charge per unit mass, resulting in greater entropy increase. We discuss the implications of the observed behavior for the general problem of superradiance in black hole spacetimes. PMID:27104693
From the Schwarzschild Anti-de Sitter Black Hole to the Conformal Field Theory
Akram Sadat Sefiedgar
2015-01-01
Full Text Available The emergence of the quantum gravitational effects in a very high energy regime necessitates some corrections to the thermodynamics of black holes. In this letter, we investigate a possible modification to the thermodynamics of Schwarzschild anti-de Sitter (SAdS black holes due to rainbow gravity model. Using the correspondence between a (d+1-dimensional SAdS black hole and a conformal filed theory in d-dimensional spacetime, one may find the corrections to the Cardy-Verlinde formula from the modified thermodynamics of the black hole. Furthermore, we show that the corrected Cardy-Verlinde formula can also be derived by redefining the Virasoro operator and the central charge.
Nonlinear Evolution and Final Fate of Charged Anti-de Sitter Black Hole Superradiant Instability
Bosch, Pablo; Green, Stephen R.; Lehner, Luis
2016-04-01
We describe the full nonlinear development of the superradiant instability for a charged massless scalar field coupled to general relativity and electromagnetism, in the vicinity of a Reissner-Nordström-anti-de Sitter black hole. The presence of the negative cosmological constant provides a natural context for considering perfectly reflecting boundary conditions and studying the dynamics as the scalar field interacts repeatedly with the black hole. At early times, small superradiant perturbations grow as expected from linearized studies. Backreaction then causes the black hole to lose charge and mass until the perturbation becomes nonsuperradiant, with the final state described by a stable hairy black hole. For large gauge coupling, the instability extracts a large amount of charge per unit mass, resulting in greater entropy increase. We discuss the implications of the observed behavior for the general problem of superradiance in black hole spacetimes.
Hawking Evaporation Time Scale of Topological Black Holes in Anti-de Sitter Spacetime
Ong, Yen Chin
2015-01-01
It was recently pointed out that if an absorbing boundary condition is imposed at infinity, an asymptotically anti-de Sitter Schwarzschild black hole with a spherical horizon takes only a finite amount of time to evaporate away even if its initial mass is arbitrarily large. We show that this is a rather generic property in AdS spacetimes: regardless of their horizon topologies, neutral AdS black holes in general relativity take about the same amount of time to evaporate down to the same size. Our discussion focuses on the case in which the black hole has toral event horizon. A brief comment is made on the hyperbolic case, i.e. for black holes with negatively curved horizons.
Self-gravitating Klein-Gordon fields in asymptotically Anti-de-Sitter spacetimes
Holzegel, Gustav
2011-01-01
We initiate the study of the spherically symmetric Einstein-Klein-Gordon system in the presence of a negative cosmological constant, a model appearing frequently in the context of high-energy physics. Due to the lack of global hyperbolicity of the solutions, the natural formulation of dynamics is that of an initial boundary value problem, with boundary conditions imposed at null infinity. We prove a local well-posedness statement for this system, with the time of existence of the solutions depending only on an invariant H^2-type norm measuring the size of the Klein-Gordon field on the initial data. The proof requires the introduction of a renormalized system of equations and relies crucially on r-weighted estimates for the wave equation on asymptotically AdS spacetimes. The results provide the basis for our companion paper establishing the global asymptotic stability of Schwarzschild-Anti-de-Sitter within this system.
Dark energy, colored anti-de Sitter vacuum, and the CERN Large Hadron Collider phenomenology
We study the possibility that the current accelerated expansion of the universe is driven by the vacuum energy density of a colored scalar field which is responsible for a phase transition in which the gauge SU(3)c symmetry breaks. We show that if we are stuck in a SU(3)c-preserving false vacuum, then SU(3)c symmetry breaking can be accommodated without violating any experimental QCD bounds or bounds from cosmological observations. Moreover, unless there is an unnatural fine-tuning beyond the usual cosmological constant fine-tuning, the true vacuum state of the universe is anti-de Sitter. The model can likely be tested at the LHC. A possible (though not necessary) consequence of the model is the existence of fractionally charged massive hadrons. The model can be embedded in supersymmetric theories where massive colored scalar fields appear naturally.
Black holes in anti-de Sitter: quasinormal modes, tails and tales of flat spacetime
Cardoso, Vitor
2015-01-01
Black holes in asymptotically anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetimes have been the subject of intense scrutiny, including detailed frequency-domain analysis and full nonlinear evolutions. Remarkably, studies of linearized perturbations in the time-domain are scarce or non-existing. We close this gap by evolving linearized scalar wavepackets in the background of rotating BHs in AdS spacetimes. Our results show a number of interesting features. Small BHs in AdS behave as asymptotically flat BHs for early/intermediate times, displaying the same ringdown modes and power-law tails. As the field bounces back and forth between the horizon and the timelike boundary it "thermalizes" and the modes of AdS settle in. Finally, we have indications that wavepackets in the vicinity of fastly spinning BHs grow exponentially in time, signalling a superradiant instability of the geometry previously reported through a frequency-domain analysis.
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...
Reissner–Nordström Anti-de Sitter Black Holes in Mimetic F(R) Gravity
Oikonomou, V. K.
2016-01-01
In this paper, we study under which conditions the Reissner–Nordström anti-de Sitter black hole can be a solution of the vacuum mimetic F ( R ) gravity with Lagrange multiplier and mimetic scalar potential. As the author demonstrates, the resulting picture in the mimetic F ( R ) gravity case is a trivial extension of the standard F ( R ) approach, and in effect, the metric perturbations in the mimetic F ( R ) gravity case, for the Reissner–Nordström anti-de Sit...
Zero, Normal and Super-radiant Modes for Scalar and Spinor Fields in Kerr-anti de Sitter Spacetime
Kenmoku, Masakatsu; Shigemoto, Kazuyasu; Yoon, Jong Hyuk
2016-01-01
Zero and normal modes for scalar and spinor fields in Kerr-anti de Sitter spacetime are studied as bound state problem with Dirichlet and Neumann boundary conditions. Zero mode is defined as the momentum near the horizon to be zero: $p_{\\rm H}=\\omega-\\Omega_{\\rm H}m=0$, and is shown not to exist as physical state for both scalar and spinor fields. Physical normal modes satisfy the spectrum condition $p_{\\rm H}>0$ as a result of non-existence of zero mode and the analyticity with respect to rotation parameter $a$ of Kerr-anti de Sitter black hole. Comments on the super-radiant modes and the thermodynamics of black hole are given in relation to the spectrum condition for normal modes. Preliminary numerical analysis on normal modes is presented.
Vasudevan, Muraari; Stevens, Kory A.
2005-12-01
We study the Hamilton-Jacobi and massive Klein-Gordon equations in the general Kerr-(Anti) de Sitter black hole background in all dimensions. Complete separation of both equations is carried out in cases when there are two sets of equal black hole rotation parameters. We analyze explicitly the symmetry properties of these backgrounds that allow for this Liouville integrability and construct a nontrivial irreducible Killing tensor associated with the enlarged symmetry group which permits separation. We also derive first-order equations of motion for particles in these backgrounds and examine some of their properties. This work greatly generalizes previously known results for both the Myers-Perry metrics, and the Kerr-(Anti) de Sitter metrics in higher dimensions.
Lin Kai [Institute of Theoretical Physics, China West Normal University, NanChong, SiChuan 637002 (China)], E-mail: lk314159@126.com; Yang Shuzheng [Institute of Theoretical Physics, China West Normal University, NanChong, SiChuan 637002 (China)], E-mail: szyangcwnu@126.com
2009-04-13
The 1/2 spin fermions tunneling at the horizon of n-dimensional Kerr-Anti-de Sitter black hole with one rotational parameter is researched via semi-classical approximation method, and the Hawking temperature and fermions tunneling rate are obtained in this Letter. Using a new method, the semi-classical Hamilton-Jacobi equation is gotten from the Dirac equation in this Letter, and the work makes several quantum tunneling theories more harmonious.
Lin, Kai; Yang, ShuZheng
2009-04-01
The 1/2 spin fermions tunneling at the horizon of n-dimensional Kerr-Anti-de Sitter black hole with one rotational parameter is researched via semi-classical approximation method, and the Hawking temperature and fermions tunneling rate are obtained in this Letter. Using a new method, the semi-classical Hamilton-Jacobi equation is gotten from the Dirac equation in this Letter, and the work makes several quantum tunneling theories more harmonious.
No absorption in de Sitter space
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
Unique continuation from infinity in asymptotically Anti-de Sitter spacetimes
Holzegel, Gustav
2015-01-01
We consider the unique continuation properties of asymptotically Anti-de Sitter spacetimes by studying Klein-Gordon-type equations $\\Box_g \\phi + \\sigma \\phi = \\mathcal{G} ( \\phi, \\partial \\phi )$, $\\sigma \\in \\mathbb{R}$, on a large class of such spacetimes. Our main result establishes that if $\\phi$ vanishes to sufficiently high order (depending on $\\sigma$) on a sufficiently long time interval along the conformal boundary $\\mathcal{I}$, then the solution necessarily vanishes in a neighborhood of $\\mathcal{I}$. In particular, in the $\\sigma$-range where Dirichlet and Neumann conditions are possible on $\\mathcal{I}$ for the forward problem, we prove uniqueness if both these conditions are imposed. The length of the time interval can be related to the refocusing time of null geodesics on these backgrounds and is expected to be sharp. Some global applications as well a uniqueness result for gravitational perturbations are also discussed. The proof is based on novel Carleman estimates established in this settin...
Instantons near a tachyonic top in an anti de Sitter and the no-boundary regulator
Lee, Bum-Hoon; Lee, Wonwoo; Ro, Daeho; Yeom, Dong-han
2015-08-01
We investigate instantons near a tachyonic top in an anti de Sitter (AdS) background. If the mass scale around the hill-top is above the Breitenlohner-Freedman (BF) bound, then the top is classically stable. When the BF bound is satisfied, it is already known that there can exist instantons with a non-zero probability, though fine-tunings of the potential are required. On the other hand, we may consider a possibility to obtain instantons with a non-zero probability for a more natural shape of potentials. We found that the no-boundary regulator is useful to assign a non-zero probability for general instantons near the tachyonic top with a consistent framework. To use the no-boundary regulator, we need to introduce the complexification of fields. One interesting feature is that, for these AdS instantons, the classicality may not be satisfied after the Wick rotation and hence after the nucleation. This magnifies a novel difference between dS and AdS; a semi-classical boundary observer in AdS may notice the dispersion of quantum fields as a kind of uncertainty, while every semi-classical observer in dS is classicalized individually and hence there is no semi-classical observer who can see the quantum dispersion of the scalar field.
Vacuum polarization induced by a cosmic string in anti-de Sitter spacetime
de Mello, E R Bezerra
2011-01-01
In this paper we investigate the vacuum expectation values (VEVs) of the field squared and the energy-momentum tensor associated with a massive scalar quantum field induced by a generalized cosmic string in D-dimensional anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. In order to develop this analysis we evaluate the corresponding Wightman function. As we shall observe, this function is expressed as the sum of two terms: the first one corresponds to the Wightman function in pure AdS bulk and the second one is induced by the presence of the string. The second contribution is finite at coincidence limit and is used to provide closed expressions for the parts in the VEVs of the field squared and the energy-momentum tensor induced by the presence of the string. Because the analysis of vacuum polarizations effects in pure AdS spacetime have been developed in the literature, here we are mainly interested in the investigation of string-induced effects. We show that the curvature of the background spacetime has an essential influenc...
Plane symmetric traversable wormholes in an anti-de Sitter background
We construct solutions of plane symmetric wormholes in the presence of a negative cosmological constant by matching an interior spacetime to the exterior anti-de Sitter vacuum solution. The spatial topology of this plane symmetric wormhole can be planar, cylindrical, or toroidal. As usual, the null energy condition is necessarily violated at the throat. At the junction surface, the surface stresses are determined. By expressing the tangential surface pressure as a function of several parameters, namely, the matching radius, the radial derivative of the redshift function, and the surface energy density, the sign of the tangential surface pressure is analyzed. We then study four specific equations of state at the junction: the zero surface energy density, the constant redshift function, the domain wall equation of state, and the traceless surface stress-energy tensor. The equation governing the behavior of the radial pressure, in terms of the surface stresses and the extrinsic curvatures, is also displayed. Finally, we construct a model of a plane symmetric traversable wormhole which minimizes the usage of the exotic matter at the throat, i.e., the null energy condition is made arbitrarily small at the wormhole throat, while the surface stresses on the junction surface satisfy the weak energy condition, and consequently the null energy condition. The construction of these wormholes does not alter the topology of the background spacetime (i.e., spacetime is not multiply connected), so that these solutions can instead be considered domain walls. Thus, in general, these wormhole solutions do not allow time travel
Precise relativistic orbits in Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter spacetimes
Kraniotis, G V [Max Planck Institut fuer Physik, Foehringer Ring 6, D-80805 Munich (Germany)
2004-10-07
The timelike geodesic equations resulting from the Kerr gravitational metric element are derived and solved exactly including the contribution from the cosmological constant. The geodesic equations are derived, by solving the Hamilton-Jacobi partial differential equation by separation of variables. The solutions can be applied in the investigation of the motion of a test particle in the Kerr and Kerr-(anti) de Sitter gravitational fields. In particular, we apply the exact solutions of the timelike geodesics: (i) to the precise calculation of dragging (Lense-Thirring effect) of a satellite's spherical polar orbit in the gravitational field of Earth assuming Kerr geometry; (ii) assuming the galactic centre is a rotating black hole we calculate the precise dragging of a stellar polar orbit around the galactic centre for various values of the Kerr parameter including those supported by recent observations. The exact solution of non-spherical geodesics in Kerr geometry is obtained by using the transformation theory of elliptic functions. The exact solution of spherical polar geodesics with a nonzero cosmological constant can be expressed in terms of Abelian modular theta functions that solve the corresponding Jacobi's inversion problem.
Localization of gravity and bulk matters on a thick anti-de Sitter brane
In this paper, we investigate the localization and the mass spectra of gravity and various bulk matter fields on a thick anti-de Sitter (AdS) brane, by presenting the mass-independent potentials of the Kaluza-Klein (KK) modes in the corresponding Schroedinger equations. For gravity, the potential of the KK modes tends to infinity at the boundaries of the extra dimension, which leads to an infinite number of the bound KK modes. Although the gravity zero mode cannot be localized on the AdS brane, the massive modes are trapped on the brane. The scalar perturbations of the thick AdS brane have been analyzed, and the brane is stable under the scalar perturbations. For spin-0 scalar fields and spin-1 vector fields, the potentials of the KK modes also tend to infinity at the boundaries of the extra dimension, and the characteristic of the localization is the same as the case of gravity. For spin-1/2 fermions, by introducing the usual Yukawa coupling ηΨφΨ with the positive coupling constant η, the four-dimensional massless left-chiral fermion and massive Dirac fermions are obtained on the AdS thick brane.
Spherical and planar three-dimensional anti-de Sitter black holes
Zanchin, Vilson T.; Miranda, Alex S.
2004-02-01
The technique of dimensional reduction was used in a recent paper (Zanchin V T, Kleber A and Lemos J P S 2002 Phys. Rev. D 66 064022) where a three-dimensional (3D) Einstein Maxwell dilaton theory was built from the usual four-dimensional (4D) Einstein Maxwell Hilbert action for general relativity. Starting from a class of 4D toroidal black holes in asymptotically anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetimes several 3D black holes were obtained and studied in such a context. In the present work we choose a particular case of the 3D action which presents Maxwell field, dilaton field and an extra scalar field, besides gravity field and a negative cosmological constant, and obtain new 3D static black hole solutions whose horizons may have spherical or planar topology. We show that there is a 3D static spherically symmetric solution analogous to the 4D Reissner Nordström AdS black hole, and obtain other new 3D black holes with planar topology. From the static spherical solutions, new rotating 3D black holes are also obtained and analysed in some detail.
Rainbow valley of colored (anti) de Sitter gravity in three dimensions
Gwak, Seungho; Joung, Euihun; Mkrtchyan, Karapet; Rey, Soo-Jong
2016-04-01
We propose a theory of three-dimensional (anti) de Sitter gravity carrying Chan-Paton color charges. We define the theory by Chern-Simons formulation with the gauge algebra (gl_2oplus gl_2)⊗ u(N) , obtaining a color-decorated version of interacting spin-one and spin-two fields. We also describe the theory in metric formulation and show that, among N 2 massless spin-two fields, only the singlet one plays the role of metric graviton whereas the rest behave as colored spinning matter that strongly interacts at large N. Remarkably, these colored spinning matter acts as Higgs field and generates a non-trivial potential of staircase shape. At each extremum labelled by k=0,dots, [N-1/2] , the u(N) color gauge symmetry is spontaneously broken down to u(N-k)oplus u(k) and provides different (A)dS backgrounds with the cosmological constants {(N/N-2k)}^2Λ . When this symmetry breaking takes place, the spin-two Goldstone modes combine with (or are eaten by) the spin-one gauge fields to become partially-massless spin-two fields. We discuss various aspects of this theory and highlight physical implications.
Rainbow Valley of Colored (Anti) de Sitter Gravity in Three Dimensions
Gwak, Seungho; Mkrtchyan, Karapet; Rey, Soo-Jong
2015-01-01
We propose a theory of three-dimensional (anti) de Sitter gravity carrying Chan-Paton color charges. We define the theory by Chern-Simons formulation with the gauge algebra (gl(2) + gl(2)) times u(N), obtaining a color-decorated version of interacting spin-one and spin-two fields. We also describe the theory in metric formulation and show that, among N times N massless spin-two fields, only the singlet one plays the role of metric graviton whereas the rest behave as "colored spinning matter" that strongly interacts at large N.Remarkably, these colored spinning matter generates a non-trivial potential of staircase shape. At each extremum labelled by k = 0,...., [(N-1)/2], the u(N) color gauge symmetry is spontaneously broken down to u(N-k)+u(k) and provides different (A)dS(3) backgrounds with the effective cosmological constants (N/(N-2k))^2 Lambda.When this gauge symmetry breaking takes place, the spin-two Goldstone modes combine with (or are eaten by) the spin-one gauge fields to become partially massless sp...
Scalar hair on the black hole in asymptotically anti--de Sitter spacetime
We examine the no-hair conjecture in asymptotically anti--de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. First, we consider a real scalar field as the matter field and assume static spherically symmetric spacetime. Analysis of the asymptotics shows that the scalar field must approach the extremum of its potential. Using this fact, it is proved that there is no regular black hole solution when the scalar field is massless or has a 'convex' potential. Surprisingly, while the scalar field has a growing mode around the local minimum of the potential, there is no growing mode around the local maximum. This implies that the local maximum is a kind of 'attractor' of the asymptotic scalar field. We give two examples of the new black hole solutions with a nontrivial scalar field configuration numerically in the symmetric or asymmetric double well potential models. We study the stability of these solutions by using the linear perturbation method in order to examine whether or not the scalar hair is physical. In the symmetric double well potential model, we find that the potential function of the perturbation equation is positive semidefinite in some wide parameter range and that the new solution is stable. This implies that the black hole no-hair conjecture is violated in asymptotically AdS spacetime
Fermionic vacuum polarization by a cosmic string in anti-de Sitter spacetime
de Mello, E R Bezerra; Saharian, A A
2013-01-01
In this paper we investigate the fermionic condensate (FC) and the vacuum expectation value (VEV) of the energy-momentum tensor, associated with a massive fermionic field, induced by the presence of a cosmic string in the anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. In order to develop this analysis we construct the complete set of normalized eigenfunctions in the corresponding spacetime. We consider a special case of boundary conditions on the AdS boundary, when the MIT bag boundary condition is imposed on the field operator at a finite distance from the boundary, which is then taken to zero. The FC and the VEV of the energy-momentum tensor are decomposed into the pure AdS and string-induced parts. Because the analysis of one-loop quantum effects in the AdS spacetime has been developed in the literature, here we are mainly interested to investigate the influence of the cosmic string on the VEVs. The string-induced part in the VEV of the energy-momentum tensor is diagonal and the axial and radial stresses are equal to the...
Vacuum polarization induced by a cosmic string in anti-de Sitter spacetime
In this paper, we investigate the vacuum expectation values (VEVs) of the field squared and the energy–momentum tensor associated with a massive scalar quantum field induced by a generalized cosmic string in D-dimensional anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. In order to develop this analysis we evaluate the corresponding Wightman function. As we shall observe, this function is expressed as the sum of two terms: the first one corresponds to the Wightman function in pure AdS bulk and the second one is induced by the presence of the string. The second contribution is finite at the coincidence limit and is used to provide closed expressions for the parts in the VEVs of the field squared and the energy–momentum tensor induced by the presence of the string. Because the analysis of vacuum polarization effects in pure AdS spacetime has been developed in the literature, here we are mainly interested in the investigation of string-induced effects. We show that the curvature of the background spacetime has an essential influence on the VEVs at distances larger than the curvature radius. In particular, at large distances the decay of the string-induced VEVs is power law for both massless and massive fields. The string-induced parts vanish on the AdS boundary and they dominate the pure AdS part for points near the AdS horizon. (paper)
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
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
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.
Discrete Torsion, (Anti) de Sitter D{sub 4}-Brane and Tunneling
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.
Macroscopic strings as heavy quarks: Large-N gauge theory and anti-de Sitter supergravity
We study some aspects of Maldacena's large-N correspondence between N=4 superconformal gauge theory on the D3-brane and maximal supergravity on AdS5 x S5 by introducing macroscopic strings as heavy (anti-) quark probes. The macroscopic strings are semi-infinite Type IIB strings ending on a D3-brane world-volume. We first study deformation and fluctuation of D3-branes when a macroscopic BPS string is attached. We find that both dynamics and boundary conditions agree with those for the macroscopic string in anti-de Sitter supergravity. As a by-product we clarify how Polchinski's Dirichlet and Neumann open string boundary conditions arise dynamically. We then study the non-BPS macroscopic string-anti-string pair configuration as a physical realization of a heavy quark Wilson loop. We obtain the Q anti Q static potential from the supergravity side and find that the potential exhibits non-analyticity of the square-root branch cut in the 't Hooft coupling parameter. We put forward non-analyticity as a prediction for large-N gauge theory in the strong 't Hooft coupling limit. By turning on the Ramond-Ramond zero-form potential, we also study the θ vacuum angle dependence of the static potential. We finally discuss the possible dynamical realization of the heavy N-prong string junction and of the large-N loop equation via a local electric field and string recoil thereof. Throughout comparisons of the AdS-CFT correspondence, we find that a crucial role is played by ''geometric duality'' between the UV and IR scales in directions perpendicular to the D3-brane and parallel ones, explaining how the AdS5 spacetime geometry emerges out of four-dimensional gauge theory at strong coupling. (orig.)
Fermionic vacuum polarization by a cosmic string in anti-de Sitter spacetime
In this paper, we investigate the fermionic condensate (FC) and the vacuum expectation value (VEV) of the energy–momentum tensor, associated with a massive fermionic field, induced by the presence of a cosmic string in the anti-de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. In order to develop this analysis we construct the complete set of normalized eigenfunctions in the corresponding spacetime. We consider a special case of boundary conditions on the AdS boundary, when the MIT bag boundary condition is imposed on the field operator at a finite distance from the boundary, which is then taken to zero. The FC and the VEV of the energy–momentum tensor are decomposed into the pure AdS and string-induced parts. Because the analysis of one-loop quantum effects in the AdS spacetime has been developed in the literature, here we are mainly interested to investigate the influence of the cosmic string on the VEVs. The string-induced part in the VEV of the energy–momentum tensor is diagonal and the axial and radial stresses are equal to the energy density. For points near the string, the effects of the curvature are subdominant and to leading order, the VEVs coincide with the corresponding VEVs for the cosmic string in the Minkowski bulk. At large proper distances from the string, the decay of the VEVs show a power-law dependence of the distance for both massless and massive fields. This is in contrast to the case of the Minkowski bulk where, for a massive field, the string-induced parts decay exponentially. (paper)
Statistical entropy of de Sitter space
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)