A note on multi-trace deformations and AdS/CFT

Amit Sever*, Assaf Shomer

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We derive the general formula, at a finite cutoff, for the change in the boundary condition of a scalar field in AdS under a Multiple-trace deformation of the dual CFT. Our analysis suggests that fluctuations around the classical solution in AdS should not be constrained by boundary conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)813-823
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • AdS-CFT and dS-CFT Correspondence
  • Models of Quantum Gravity


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