A construction in conformal geometry by which a conformal manifold is realized by embedding into a suitable ambient Einstein manifold.
For application in the AdS-CFT correspondence see for instance (deHaro-Skenderis-Solodukhin 00, Tetradis 11).
Charles Fefferman, Robin Graham, Conformal invariants, Asterisque: 95–116.
Charles Fefferman, Robin Graham, The Ambient Metric, Princeton University Press., (2011)
Wikipedia, Ambient construction
References using the ambient construction in the context of the AdS-CFT correspondence include
Sebastian de Haro, Kostas Skenderis, Sergey Solodukhin, Holographic Reconstruction of Spacetime and Renormalization in the AdS/CFT Correspondence, Commun.Math.Phys. 217 (2001) 595-622 (arXiv:hep-th/0002230)
N. Tetradis, Holographic Horizons (arXiv:1109.2335)
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