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Anomaly-induced Thermodynamics in Higher-dimensional AdS/CFT
March 7, 20162:00 pm – 3:00 pm (CDT)

Anomaly-induced Thermodynamics in Higher-dimensional AdS/CFT


Gim Seng Ng (McGill University)



Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy

College Station, Texas 77843

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Recent derivations of Cardy-like formulae in higher dimensional field theories have opened up a way of computing, via AdS/CFT, anomaly-related universal contributions to black hole entropy from gravitational Chern-Simons terms. We compute the entropy and asymptotic charges for the rotating charged AdS black holes in higher dimensions at leading order of the fluid/gravity derivative expansion in the Einstein-Maxwell-Chern-Simons system. This gives a result that exactly matches the field theory predictions from Cardy-like formulae.

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