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Singularities and Closed Timelike Curves in type IIB 1/2 BPS Geometries

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dc.contributor.author Milanesi, Giuseppe en_US
dc.contributor.author O'Loughlin, Martin en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T20:27:42Z
dc.date.available 2005 en_US
dc.date.available 2011-09-07T20:27:42Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.citation JHEP 0509 (2005) 008 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://preprints.sissa.it/xmlui/handle/1963/1738 en_US
dc.description.abstract We study in detail the moduli space of solutions discovered in LLM relaxing the constraint that guarantees the absence of singularities. The solutions fall into three classes, non-singular, null-singular and time machines with a time-like naked singularity. We study the general features of these metrics and prove that there are actually just two generic classes of space-times - those with null singularities are in the same class as the non-singular metrics. AdS/CFT seems to provide a dual description only for the first of these two types of space-time in terms of a unitary CFT indicating the possible existence of a chronology protection mechanism for this class of geometries. en_US
dc.format.extent 374570 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SISSA;49/2005/EP en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries arXiv.org;hep-th/0507056 en_US
dc.relation.uri 10.1088/1126-6708/2005/09/008 en_US
dc.title Singularities and Closed Timelike Curves in type IIB 1/2 BPS Geometries en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.contributor.department Elementary Particle Theory en_US
dc.contributor.area Physics en_US


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