2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
America/Vancouver timezone
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Spacetime from bits and cosmology from black holes

Jun 4, 2019, 10:45 AM
SCB 9242 (Simon Fraser University)

SCB 9242

Simon Fraser University

Invited Speaker / Conférencier(ère) invité(e) Theoretical Physics / Physique théorique (DTP-DPT) T2-9 Fields and Strings I (DTP) | Champs et cordes I (DPT)


Mark Van Raamsdonk (UBC)


In this talk, I will discuss two applications of holographic duality for CFTs with boundaries (BCFTs). First, I will discuss how to describe smooth spacetimes via
multipart entangled states of many non-interacting BCFT systems. As a second
application, I will describe the construction of certain black hole
microstates for which the behind-the-horizon geometry can be deduced
explicitly. The latter construction may provide a way to embed
cosmological physics within AdS/CFT.

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Mark Van Raamsdonk (UBC)

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