AdS2/CFT1, canonical transformations and superconformal mechanics

S. Bellucci, A. Galajinsky, E. Ivanov, S. Krivonos

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We propose a simple conformal mechanics model which is classically equivalent to a charged massive particle propagating near the AdS2 × S2 horizon of an extreme Reissner-Nordström black hole. The equivalence holds for any finite value of the black hole mass and with both the radial and angular degrees of freedom of the particle taken into account. It is ensured by the existence of a canonical transformation in the Hamiltonian formalism. Using this transformation, we construct the Hamiltonian of a N = 4 superparticle on AdS2 × S2 background.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-106
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2003


  • AdS/CFT
  • Canonical transformation
  • Conformal mechanics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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