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HOL

Seminar

Far from equilibrium dynamics in CFTs and holography

Schalm, K (Universiteit Leiden)
Friday 20 September 2013, 09:45-10:30

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute

Abstract

Co-authors: M.J. Bhaseen (King's College), Benjamin Doyon (King's College), Andrew Lucas (Harvard).

Abstract: We investigate far from equilibrium energy transport in strongly coupled quantum critical systems. Combining results from gauge-gravity duality, relativistic hydrodynamics, and quantum field theory, we argue that long-time energy transport occurs via a universal steady-state for any spatial dimensionality. This state can be uniquely identified as a Lorentz boosted thermal state.

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