- Infrared Realization of dS2 in AdS2
- Classical and Quantum Gravity
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- 35 | 8
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- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
- Institute of Physics (IoP)
Institute for Theoretical Physics Amsterdam (ITFA)
We describe a two-dimensional geometry that smoothly interpolates between an asymptotically AdS2 geometry and the static patch of dS2. We find this 'centaur' geometry to be a solution of dilaton gravity with a specific class of potentials for the dilaton. We interpret the centaur geometry as a thermal state in the putative quantum mechanics dual to the AdS2 evolved with the global Hamiltonian. We compute the thermodynamic properties and observe that the centaur state has finite entropy and positive specific heat. The static patch is the infrared part of the centaur geometry. We discuss boundary observables sensitive to the static patch region.
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