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Title: Reconstruction of Bulk Operators within the Entanglement Wedge in Gauge-Gravity Duality

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USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1260997
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0009988; FG0291ER-40654
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 117; Journal Issue: 2; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-07-08 18:09:58; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Dong, Xi, Harlow, Daniel, and Wall, Aron C. Reconstruction of Bulk Operators within the Entanglement Wedge in Gauge-Gravity Duality. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.021601.
Dong, Xi, Harlow, Daniel, & Wall, Aron C. Reconstruction of Bulk Operators within the Entanglement Wedge in Gauge-Gravity Duality. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.021601.
Dong, Xi, Harlow, Daniel, and Wall, Aron C. 2016. "Reconstruction of Bulk Operators within the Entanglement Wedge in Gauge-Gravity Duality". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.021601.
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title = {Reconstruction of Bulk Operators within the Entanglement Wedge in Gauge-Gravity Duality},
author = {Dong, Xi and Harlow, Daniel and Wall, Aron C.},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.021601},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 2,
volume = 117,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 7
}

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