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**AdS_2/CFT_1** from **AdS_4/CFT_3**
October 16, 20172:00 pm – 3:00 pm (CDT)

**AdS_2/CFT_1** from **AdS_4/CFT_3**

Speaker:

Yifan Wang (Princeton University)

Location:

Address:

Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy

College Station, Texas 77843

Event Details

We propose **AdS_2/CFT_1** dualities between large N topological quantum mechanics (TQM) and 2d YangMills (YM) on **AdS_2**. We argue that such dualities can be obtained from localization on both sides of the **AdS_4/CFT_3** dual pairs with **N=4** supersymmetry. We discuss the case of ABJM/M-theory duality in detail, where we identify the infinitely dimensional symmetry algebra in the large N TQM, and this hints at an emergent infinite dimensional gauge symmetry in the bulk 2d YM after localizing to **AdS_2**.

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