Christos Charmousis (auth.), Eleftherios Papantonopoulos's From Gravity to Thermal Gauge Theories: The AdS/CFT PDF

By Christos Charmousis (auth.), Eleftherios Papantonopoulos (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642048633

ISBN-13: 9783642048630

The AdS/CFT correspondence is a strong software in learning strongly coupled phenomena in gauge box theories, utilizing effects from a weakly coupled gravity history studied within the realm of string conception. AdS/CFT used to be first effectively utilized to the examine of phenomena equivalent to the quark-gluon plasma produced in heavy ions collisions. quickly it was once discovered that its applicability may be prolonged, in a extra phenomenological technique, to condensed subject platforms and to platforms defined by means of fluid dynamics.

The set of instructional experiences during this quantity is meant as an advent to and survey of the primary of the AdS/CFT correspondence in its field/string theoretic formula, its applicability to holographic QCD and to heavy ions collisions, and to provide a primary account of procedures in fluid dynamics and condensed topic physics, that are studied with using this principle.

Written by means of major researchers within the box and solid into the shape of a high-level yet approachable multi-author textbook, this quantity should be of profit to all postgraduate scholars, and newbies from neighboring disciplines wishing to discover a complete advisor for his or her destiny research.

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Also note that for the normal adapted coordinate u, ou is not a Killing vector for adS. In adS space we miss a global spacelike Killing vector generating translational invariance in u (in de Sitter space we do not have a global timelike Killing vector). Taking u ¼ u0 constant with u0 large we see that, 2u0 À Á ds2 $ l2 e l Àdt2 þ dX2dÀ2 ; that the geometry of the boundary is indeed topologically < Â SdÀ2 for the universal covering of adS. Had we considered we would have got, S1 Â SdÀ2 . 22) to be well defined.

Phys. : Commun. Math. Phys. 10, 280 (1968) Chapter 2 Perturbations of Anti de Sitter Black Holes George Siopsis Abstract I review perturbations of black holes in asymptotically anti de Sitter space. I show how the quasi-normal modes governing these perturbations can be calculated analytically and discuss the implications on the hydrodynamics of gauge theory fluids per the AdS/CFT correspondence. I also discuss phase transitions of hairy black holes with hyperbolic horizons and the dual superconductors emphasizing the analytical calculation of their properties.

It is therefore unstable to decay either to a larger black hole or to pure thermal adS. The bigger black hole has on the contrary positive specific heat and is thus thermodynamically stable. Furthermore for Tmin \T\THP the free energy of the plus branch is less than pure thermal adS which is energetically favoured. However, for T [ THP the situation is inversed and the large black hole state has less free energy than thermal adS space. AdS space can therefore tunnel towards this large black hole which becomes the energetically preferred state.

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