Cut-off QFT and black hole entropy

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We clarify the relationship between black hole entropy and the number of degrees of freedom in the dual QFT with a cut-off. We show that simple gravity arguments predict the correct cut-off procedure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-82
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2003


  • AdS-CFT
  • Black Holes in String Theory
  • DS-CFT Correspondence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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