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Title: Complexity and momentum
A bstract Previous work has explored the connections between three concepts — operator size, complexity, and the bulk radial momentum of an infalling object — in the context of JT gravity and the SYK model. In this paper we investigate the higher dimensional generalizations of these connections. We use a toy model to study the growth of an operator when perturbing the vacuum of a CFT. From circuit analysis we relate the operator growth to the rate of increase of complexity and check it by complexity-volume duality. We further give an empirical formula relating complexity and the bulk radial momentum that works from the time that the perturbation just comes in from the cutoff boundary, to after the scrambling time.
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Journal of High Energy Physics
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National Science Foundation
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