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Lectures on black holes and the AdS3/CFT2 correspondence. (English) Zbl 1155.83303
Bellucci, Stefano (ed.), Supersymmetric mechanics. Vol. 3: Attractors and black holes in supersymmetric gravity. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 978-3-540-79522-3/hbk). Lecture Notes in Physics 755, 193-247 (2008).
Summary: We present a detailed discussion of \(\text{AdS}_3\) black holes and their connection to two-dimensional conformal field theories via the AdS/CFT correspondence. Our emphasis is on deriving refined versions of black hole partition functions that include the effect of higher derivative terms in the spacetime action as well as non-perturbative effects. We include background material on gravity in \(\text{AdS}_3\), in the context of holographic renormalization.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1146.83003].

MSC:
83-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to relativity and gravitational theory
83C57 Black holes
83C80 Analogues of general relativity in lower dimensions
83E30 String and superstring theories in gravitational theory
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