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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

PIRSA:10060001  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
AdS(3)/CFT(2) and integrability
Speaker(s): Konstantin Zarembo
Abstract: Quantization of string theory on the AdS(3) backgrounds with the RR flux, such as AdS(3)xS(3)xT(4) or AdS(3)xS(3)xS(3)xS(1), is an unsolved problem. Since the sigma model on these backgrounds is classically integrable, one can try to implement powerful methods of integrability similar to those used to solve AdS(5)/CFT(4) and AdS(4)/CFT(3). I will describe the integrability approach to the AdS(3) backgrounds, emphasizing the differences to the better understood cases of AdS(5) and AdS(4).
Date: 01/06/2010 - 11:00 am
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