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Lectures on Bulk Reconstruction

by Nirmalya Kajuri

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Authors (as registered SciPost users): Nirmalya Kajuri
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Date accepted: 2021-01-27
Date submitted: 2021-01-15 07:29
Submitted by: Kajuri, Nirmalya
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Lecture Notes
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Academic field: Physics
  • Gravitation, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
  • High-Energy Physics - Theory
Approach: Theoretical


If the AdS/CFT conjecture holds, every question about bulk physics can be answered by the boundary CFT. But we still don't know how to translate all the questions about bulk physics to questions about the boundary CFT. Completing this bulk-boundary dictionary is the aim of the bulk reconstruction program, which we review in these lectures. We cover the HKLL construction, bulk reconstruction in AdS/Rindler, mirror operator construction of Papadodimas and Raju and the Marolf-Wall paradox. These notes are based on lectures given at ST4 2018.

Published as SciPost Phys. Lect. Notes 22 (2021)

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