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We employ the free field realisation of the psu(1 1 |2) 1 world-sheet theory to constrain the correlators of string theory on AdS3× S3×T4 with unit NS-NS flux. In particular, we directly obtain the unusual delta function localisation of these correlators onto branched covers of the boundary S2 by the (genus zero) world-sheet — this is the key property which makes the equivalence to the dual symmetric orbifold manifest. In our approach, this feature follows from a remarkable ‘incidence relation’ obeyed by the correlators, which is reminiscent of a twistorial string description. We also illustrate our results with explicit computations in various special cases. Show more
Journal / seriesJournal of High Energy Physics
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SubjectAdS-CFT Correspondence; Conformal and W Symmetry; Conformal Field Models in String Theory
Organisational unit03657 - Gaberdiel, Matthias / Gaberdiel, Matthias
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