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作者 Probst, Jonas, author
書名 Applications of the gauge/gravity duality / by Jonas Probst
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018
國際標準書號 9783319939674 (electronic bk.)
9783319939667 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-93967-4 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xv, 141 pages) : illustrations (some color), digital ; 24 cm
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系列 Springer theses, 2190-5053
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附註 Introduction -- The Gauge/Gravity Duality -- Correlators and Transport -- Second-Order Hydrodynamics and Universality in Non-Conformal Holographic Fluids -- A Holographic Kondo Model -- Conclusion
This book begins with a pedagogical introduction to how duality can be used to extract transport properties of quantum systems from their gravity dual. It then presents new results on hydrodynamic transport in strongly interacting quantum fluids and provides strong evidence that the Haack-Yarom identity between second-order transport coefficients holds for all fluids with a classical gravity dual and may be a universal feature of all strongly coupled quantum fluids such as the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) Many open questions in theoretical physics pertain to strongly interacting quantum systems such as the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) produced in heavy-ion collisions or the strange-metal phase observed in many high-temperature superconductors. These systems are notoriously difficult to study using traditional methods such as perturbation theory, but the gauge/gravity duality offers a successful alternative approach, which maps strongly interacting quantum gauge theories to computationally tractable, classical gravity theories. Newly derived Kubo formulae, expressing transport coefficients in terms of quantum correlators, hold independently of the duality. Lastly, the book discusses new findings on magnetic impurities in strongly correlated metals, including the first dual gravity description of an inter-impurity coupling, crucial for the quantum criticality underlying the strange metal phase
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Quantum field theory
Quantum chromodynamics
Physics
Strongly Correlated Systems, Superconductivity
Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
Solid State Physics
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