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Title: Toward a holographic theory for general spacetimes

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Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
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Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 8; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2017-04-03 22:15:51; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
American Physical Society
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United States

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Nomura, Yasunori, Salzetta, Nico, Sanches, Fabio, and Weinberg, Sean J. Toward a holographic theory for general spacetimes. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.086002.
Nomura, Yasunori, Salzetta, Nico, Sanches, Fabio, & Weinberg, Sean J. Toward a holographic theory for general spacetimes. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.086002.
Nomura, Yasunori, Salzetta, Nico, Sanches, Fabio, and Weinberg, Sean J. Mon . "Toward a holographic theory for general spacetimes". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.086002.
title = {Toward a holographic theory for general spacetimes},
author = {Nomura, Yasunori and Salzetta, Nico and Sanches, Fabio and Weinberg, Sean J.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.95.086002},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 8,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Apr 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Mon Apr 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017}

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