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1-loop partition functions of gravitational models and AdS/CFT correspondence

Grant number: 12/00830-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
Effective date (Start): February 18, 2012
Effective date (End): May 17, 2012
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal Investigator:Dmitry Vasilevich
Grantee:Mario Cezar Ferreira Gomes Bertin
Supervisor: Daniel Grumiller
Host Institution: Centro de Matemática, Computação e Cognição (CMCC). Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC). Ministério da Educação (Brasil). Santo André , SP, Brazil
Research place: Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria  
Associated to the scholarship:10/07096-5 - Aspects of Gravitation in three dimensions, BP.PD


We'll calculate 1-loop partition functions of gravitation models using Heat Kernel expansion techniques, that should be compared to known partition functions of conformal theories on the boundary. This analysis should shed light upon the AdS/CFT conjecture of these theories. (AU)

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