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(Multi)Matrix Models and Interacting Clones of Liouville Gravity

E. Kiritsis 1 V. Niarchos 2
1 APC - THEORIE
APC (UMR_7164) - AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Institut für theoretische Physik
Abstract : Large-N matrix models coupled via multitrace operators are used to define, via appropriate double-scaling limits, solvable models of interacting multi-string theories. It is shown that although such theories are non-local at the world-sheet level they have a simple description of the spacetime physics. Such theories share the main characteristics of similarly coupled higher-dimensional CFTs. An interpretation has been given in the past of similar continuum limits in terms of Liouville interactions that violate the Seiberg bound. We provide a novel interpretation of this relation which agrees with the current understanding of Liouville theory and analogous observations in the AdS/CFT correspondence.
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E. Kiritsis, V. Niarchos. (Multi)Matrix Models and Interacting Clones of Liouville Gravity. Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer, 2008, 08, pp.044. ⟨10.1088/1126-6708/2008/08/044⟩. ⟨in2p3-00714910⟩

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