Hidden conformal symmetry for vector field on various black hole backgrounds

  • Changfu Shi
  • Jian-dong Zhang
  • Jianwei Mei
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


Hidden conformal symmetries of scalar field on various black hole backgrounds have been investigated for years, but whether those features hold for other fields are still open questions. Recently, with proper assumptions, Lunin achieved to the separation of variables for Maxwell equations on Kerr background. In this paper, with that equation, we find that hidden conformal symmetry appears at near region under low frequency limit. We also extended those results to vector field on the more general Kerr-NUT-(A)dS background, then hidden conformal symmetry also appears if we focusing on the near-horizon region at low frequency limit.


Black Holes Conformal and W Symmetry AdS-CFT Correspondence Space-Time Symmetries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TianQin Research Center for Gravitational PhysicsSun Yat-sen University (Zhuhai Campus)ZhuhaiChina
  2. 2.School of Physics and AstronomySun Yat-sen University (Zhuhai Campus)ZhuhaiChina
  3. 3.MOE Key Laboratory of Fundamental Physical Quantities Measurement, School of PhysicsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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