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Title: Habemus superstratum! A constructive proof of the existence of superstrata

Abstract

Here, we construct the first example of a superstratum: a class of smooth horizonless supergravity solutions that are parameterized by arbitrary continuous functions of (at least) two variables and have the same charges as the supersymmetric D1-D5-P black hole. We work in Type IIB string theory on T4 or K3 and our solutions involve a subset of fields that can be described by a six-dimensional supergravity with two tensor multiplets. The solutions can thus be constructed using a linear structure, and we give an explicit recipe to start from a superposition of modes specified by an arbitrary function of two variables and impose regularity to obtain the full horizonless solutions in closed form. We also give the precise CFT description of these solutions and show that they are not dual to descendants of chiral primaries. They are thus much more general than all the known solutions whose CFT dual is precisely understood. Hence our construction represents a substantial step toward the ultimate goal of constructing the fully generic superstratum that can account for a finite fraction of the entropy of the three-charge black hole in the regime of parameters where the classical black hole solution exists.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA), Saclay (France). Inst. de Physique Theorique (IPhT)
  2. Univ. di Padova (Italy). Dept. di Fisica ed Astronomia "Galileo Galilei"; Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Padova (Italy)
  3. Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom). Centre for Research in String Theory, School of Physics and Astronomy
  4. Kyoto Univ. (Japan). Yukawa Inst. for Theoretical Physics; Kyoto Univ. (Japan). Hakubi Center
  5. Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1455066
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0011687
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2015; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; Black Holes in String Theory; AdS-CFT Correspondence; Supergravity Models

Citation Formats

Bena, Iosif, Giusto, Stefano, Russo, Rodolfo, Shigemori, Masaki, and Warner, Nicholas P. Habemus superstratum! A constructive proof of the existence of superstrata. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2015)110.
Bena, Iosif, Giusto, Stefano, Russo, Rodolfo, Shigemori, Masaki, & Warner, Nicholas P. Habemus superstratum! A constructive proof of the existence of superstrata. United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2015)110.
Bena, Iosif, Giusto, Stefano, Russo, Rodolfo, Shigemori, Masaki, and Warner, Nicholas P. Thu . "Habemus superstratum! A constructive proof of the existence of superstrata". United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2015)110. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1455066.
@article{osti_1455066,
title = {Habemus superstratum! A constructive proof of the existence of superstrata},
author = {Bena, Iosif and Giusto, Stefano and Russo, Rodolfo and Shigemori, Masaki and Warner, Nicholas P.},
abstractNote = {Here, we construct the first example of a superstratum: a class of smooth horizonless supergravity solutions that are parameterized by arbitrary continuous functions of (at least) two variables and have the same charges as the supersymmetric D1-D5-P black hole. We work in Type IIB string theory on T4 or K3 and our solutions involve a subset of fields that can be described by a six-dimensional supergravity with two tensor multiplets. The solutions can thus be constructed using a linear structure, and we give an explicit recipe to start from a superposition of modes specified by an arbitrary function of two variables and impose regularity to obtain the full horizonless solutions in closed form. We also give the precise CFT description of these solutions and show that they are not dual to descendants of chiral primaries. They are thus much more general than all the known solutions whose CFT dual is precisely understood. Hence our construction represents a substantial step toward the ultimate goal of constructing the fully generic superstratum that can account for a finite fraction of the entropy of the three-charge black hole in the regime of parameters where the classical black hole solution exists.},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP05(2015)110},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 5,
volume = 2015,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}

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