AdS d+1→AdS d

T. E. Clark, S. T. Love, Muneto Nitta, T. Ter Veldhuis

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Coset methods are used to construct the action describing the dynamics of the (massive) Nambu-Goldstone scalar degree of freedom associated with the spontaneous breaking of the isometry group of AdSd+1 space to that of an AdSd subspace. The resulting action is an SO (2,d) invariant AdS generalization of the Nambu-Goto action. The vector field theory equivalent action is also determined.

Original languageEnglish
Article number102304
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Oct
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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