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14.05.2020 (Thursday)

An exact AdS/CFT duality (please email p.agarwal AT for the zoom link)

Regular Seminar Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH Zurich)

14:00 QMW
room Zoom

String theory on AdS3 x S3 x T4 with one unit of NS-NS flux is argued to be exactly dual to the symmetric orbifold of T4 in the large N limit. The string theory background can be described in terms of a solvable world-sheet theory. This allows one to compute the complete single-string spacetime spectrum and thereby demonstrate that it agrees with the that of the symmetric orbifold of T4. Furthermore, the structure of the symmetric orbifold correlators can be reproduced from the world-sheet perspective.

11.02.2015 (Wednesday)

Higher Spins and Strings

Triangular Seminar Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH Zurich)

16:00 City U.
room B103

The conjectured relation between higher spin theories on anti de-Sitter (AdS) spaces and weakly coupled conformal field theories is reviewed. I shall then outline the evidence in favour of a concrete duality of this kind, relating a specific higher spin theory on AdS3 to a family of 2d minimal model CFTs. Finally, I shall explain how this relation fits into the framework of the familiar stringy AdS/CFT correspondence.

16.11.2011 (Wednesday)

Minimal Model Holography

Triangular Seminar Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH Zürich)

15:30 KCL
room K1.28

10.05.2006 (Wednesday)

D-branes and matrix factorisations

Triangular Seminar Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH)

15:00 IC
room Lecture Theatre 3, Blackett Bld.