Diffeomorphisms and holographic anomalies

C. Imbimbo, A. Schwimmer, S. Theisen, S. Yankielowicz

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Abstract

Using the relation between diffeomorphisms in the bulk and Weyl transformations on the boundary, we study the Weyl transformation properties of the bulk metric on-shell and of the boundary action. We obtain a universal formula for one of the classes of trace anomalies in any even dimension in terms of the parameters of the gravity action.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1129-1138
Number of pages10
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 7 Mar 2000

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