Statistical entropy and AdS-CFT correspondence in BTZ black holes

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We study the AdS-CFT correspondence in the case of (Formula presented) We obtain the statistical entropy of the BTZ black hole in terms of the correct central charge and the conformal dimensions for the states corresponding to the BTZ black hole. We point out the difference between our method and the old fashioned approaches based on the (Formula presented) Wess-Zumino-Witten model or Liouville theory.

Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Mar 22

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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