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Title: Nonperturbative Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity

Abstract

Recently, Saad et al. showed how to define the genus expansion of Jackiw-Teitelboim (JT) quantum gravity in terms of a double-scaled Hermitian matrix model. However, the model’s nonperturbative sector has fatal instabilities at low energy that they be cured by procedures that render the physics nonunique. This might not be a desirable property for a system that is supposed to capture key features of quantum black holes. Presented here is a model with identical zperturbative physics at high energy that instead has a stable and unambiguous nonperturbative completion of the physics at low energy. An explicit examination of the full spectral density function shows how this is achieved. The new model, which is based on complex matrix models, also allows for the straightforward inclusion of spacetime features analogous to Ramond-Ramond fluxes. Intriguingly, there is a deformation parameter that connects this nonperturbative formulation of JT gravity to one which, at low energy, has features of a super JT gravity.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1630792
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1802248
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC 0011687; SC0011687
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review D Journal Volume: 101 Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; Astronomy & Astrophysics; Physics

Citation Formats

Johnson, Clifford V. Nonperturbative Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.106023.
Johnson, Clifford V. Nonperturbative Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.106023
Johnson, Clifford V. Tue . "Nonperturbative Jackiw-Teitelboim gravity". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.106023.
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abstractNote = {Recently, Saad et al. showed how to define the genus expansion of Jackiw-Teitelboim (JT) quantum gravity in terms of a double-scaled Hermitian matrix model. However, the model’s nonperturbative sector has fatal instabilities at low energy that they be cured by procedures that render the physics nonunique. This might not be a desirable property for a system that is supposed to capture key features of quantum black holes. Presented here is a model with identical zperturbative physics at high energy that instead has a stable and unambiguous nonperturbative completion of the physics at low energy. An explicit examination of the full spectral density function shows how this is achieved. The new model, which is based on complex matrix models, also allows for the straightforward inclusion of spacetime features analogous to Ramond-Ramond fluxes. Intriguingly, there is a deformation parameter that connects this nonperturbative formulation of JT gravity to one which, at low energy, has features of a super JT gravity.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.101.106023},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 10,
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year = {2020},
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