Seminar by James Drummond – University of Copenhagen

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Seminar by James Drummond

Speaker: James Drummond

Title: Quantum gravity from conformal field theory


I will describe how to recast perturbative quantum gravity using non-perturbative techniques from conformal field theory, focussing on the case of N=4 super Yang-Mills theory. By resolving the degeneracy among double trace operators at large N we are able to bootstrap one-loop supergravity corrections from the OPE of the CFT.