On the first law of entanglement for Quasi-Topological gravity

  • Shan-Quan Lan
  • Gu-Qiang Li
  • Jie-Xiong Mo
  • Xiao-Bao Xu
Research Article


The first law of entanglement has been used to obtain the linearized Einstein equations of the holographic dual spacetimes. In the present paper, the first law of entanglement in Quasi-Topological gravity is explicitly derived by using the Iyer–Wald formalism. In addition, we investigate the extended first law of entanglement for the special case in Quasi-Topological gravity.


AdS/CFT Entanglement Iyer–Wald formalism 



We would like to thank Phuc H. Nguyen for helpful correspondence. The research of X. B. Xu is supported by the Lingnan Normal University Project ZL1501. The work of G. Q. Li is supported by Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province, China, under Grant Nos. 2016A030307051 and 2015A030313789. The work of J. X. Mo is supported by NSFC Grants (No. 11605082) and Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province, China, under Grant No. 2016A030310363.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shan-Quan Lan
    • 1
  • Gu-Qiang Li
    • 1
  • Jie-Xiong Mo
    • 1
  • Xiao-Bao Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsLingnan Normal UniversityZhanjiangChina

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