Higher spins in AdS and twistorial holography

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In this paper we simplify and extend previous work on three-point functions in Vasiliev's higher spin gauge theory in AdS4. We work in a gauge in which the spacetime dependence of Vasiliev's master fields is gauged away completely, leaving only the internal twistor-like variables. The correlation functions of boundary operators can be easily computed in this gauge. We find complete agreement of the tree level three point functions of higher spin currents in Vasiliev's theory with the conjectured dual free O(N) vector theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number86
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


  • 1/N expansion
  • AdS-CFT correspondence
  • Models of quantum gravity


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