Lifshitz Space-Times for Schroedinger Holography

Jelle Hartong, Elias Kiritsis, Niels A. Obers

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Abstract

We show that asymptotically locally Lifshitz space-times are holographically dual to field theories that exhibit Schroedinger invariance. This involves a complete identification of the sources, which describe torsional Newton-Cartan geometry on the boundary and transform under the Schroedinger algebra. We furthermore identify the dual vevs from which we define and construct the boundary energy-momentum tensor and mass current and show that these obey Ward identities that are organized by the Schroedinger algebra. We also point out that even though the energy flux has scaling dimension larger than z+2, it can be expressed in terms of computable vev/source pairs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)318-324
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume746
Early online date9 May 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • hep-th
  • cond-mat.str-el

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