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Holographic description of quantum field theory

Nuclear Physics B (Impact Factor: 4.33). 12/2009; DOI: 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2010.02.022
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ABSTRACT We propose that general D-dimensional quantum field theories are dual to (D+1)-dimensional local quantum theories which in general include objects with spin two or higher. Using a general prescription, we construct a (D+1)-dimensional theory which is holographically dual to the D-dimensional O(N) vector model. From the holographic theory, the phase transition and critical properties of the model in dimensions D>2 are described. Comment: 23 pages, 1 figure; v2) references added; appendix expanded

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