Orbifolds of AdS3 and fixpoints of the CFT

  • Klaus Behrndt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 525)


The 3-d BTZ black hole represents an orbifold of AdS 3 gravity. The UV as well as the IR region of the CFT is governed by a gauged SL(2, R) WZW model. In the UV it corresponds to a light-cone gauging (Liouville model) whereas in the IR it is a space-like gauging (2-d black hole).


Black Hole Central Charge Conformal Field Theory Black String Lens Space 
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  • Klaus Behrndt
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  1. 1.Humboldt-University BerlinBerlinGermany

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