Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2019:23 | Cite as

Semiclassical correlators in Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity

  • Ksenia BulychevaEmail author
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


In the semiclassical approximation to JT gravity, we find two-point and four- point correlators of heavy operators. To do so, we introduce a massive particle in the bulk and compute its action with gravitational backreaction. In Euclidean signature, the two- point function has a finite limit at large distances. In real time, we find that the thermal two-point function approaches an exponentially small value exp(−N) at long time. We also find that after a period of exponential decay, the out of time ordered four-point function approaches an exponentially small value as well.


2D Gravity AdS-CFT Correspondence Nonperturbative Effects Conformal Field Theory 


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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsPrinceton UniversityPrincetonU.S.A.

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