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AdS/CFT duality user guide / Makoto Natsuume.

By: Natsuume, Makoto.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lecture notes in physics, Volume 903.Copyright date: Tokyo ; New York : Springer, 2015Edition: First Edition.Description: xi, 294 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9784431554400 (pbk : acidfree paper); 4431554408 (pbk).Uniform titles: Tyogenriron no oyo. English Subject(s): Particles (Nuclear physics) | Duality (Nuclear physics) | Gauge fields (Physics)DDC classification: 539.7258 Also issued online.
Partial contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. General relativity and black holes -- 3. Black holes and thermodynamics -- 4. Strong interaction and gauge theories -- 5. The road to AdS/CFT -- 6. The AdS spacetime -- 7. AdS/CFT equilibrium -- 8. AdS/CFT adding probes -- 9. Basics of nonequilibrium physics -- 10. AdS/CFT non-equilibrium -- 11. Other AdS spacetimes -- 12. Applications to quark-gluon plasma -- 13. Basics of phase transition -- 14. AdS/CFT phase transition.
Abstract: This book describes applications of the AdS/CFT duality to the "real world." The AdS/CFT duality is an idea that originated from string theory and is a powerful tool for analyzing strongly-coupled gauge theories using classical gravitational theories. In recent years, it has been shown that one prediction of AdS/CFT is indeed close to the experimental result of the real quark–gluon plasma. Since then, the AdS/CFT duality has been applied to various fields of physics; examples are QCD, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, and nonequilibrium physics.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Introduction -- 2. General relativity and black holes -- 3. Black holes and thermodynamics -- 4. Strong interaction and gauge theories -- 5. The road to AdS/CFT -- 6. The AdS spacetime -- 7. AdS/CFT equilibrium -- 8. AdS/CFT adding probes -- 9. Basics of nonequilibrium physics -- 10. AdS/CFT non-equilibrium -- 11. Other AdS spacetimes -- 12. Applications to quark-gluon plasma -- 13. Basics of phase transition -- 14. AdS/CFT phase transition.

This book describes applications of the AdS/CFT duality to the "real world." The AdS/CFT duality is an idea that originated from string theory and is a powerful tool for analyzing strongly-coupled gauge theories using classical gravitational theories. In recent years, it has been shown that one prediction of AdS/CFT is indeed close to the experimental result of the real quark–gluon plasma. Since then, the AdS/CFT duality has been applied to various fields of physics; examples are QCD, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, and nonequilibrium physics.

Also issued online.

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