Black holes with topologically nontrivial AdS asymptotics

Rodrigo Aros, Ricardo Troncoso, Jorge Zanelli

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Asymptotically locally AdS black hole geometries of dimension d3?3 are studied for nontrivial topologies of the transverse section. These geometries are static solutions of a set of theories labeled by an integer k e{l,2,. ,[(rf- l)/2]} which possess a unique globally AdS vacuum. The transverse sections of these solutions are d-2 surfaces of constant curvature y, normalized to y=±l,0 allowing for different topological configurations. The thermodynamic analysis of these solutions reveals that the presence of a negative cosmological constant is essential to ensure the existence of stable equilibrium states. In addition, it is shown that these theories are holographically related to [(d- l)/2] different conformai field theories at the boundary.

Original languageEnglish
Article number084015
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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