AdS/CFT Duality User Guide

April 14, 2015|
AdS/CFT Duality User Guide by Makoto Natsuume
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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.
 
The aim of this book is to provide background materials such as string theory, black holes, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, and nonequilibrium physics as well as key applications of the AdS/CFT duality in a single volume. The emphasis throughout the book is on a pedagogical and intuitive approach focusing on the underlying physical concepts. It also includes step-by-step computations for important results, which are useful for beginners.
 
This book will be a valuable reference work for graduate students and researchers in particle physics, general relativity, nuclear physics, nonequilibrium physics, and condensed-matter physics.

Dr.Makoto NatsuumeTheory CenterInstitute of Particle and Nuclear StudiesKEK, High Energy Accelerator Research OrganizationTsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0801 JapanPhone: +81-29-864-5396, FAX: +81-29-864-5755
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Title:AdS/CFT Duality User Guide
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:294 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:294 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:April 14, 2015
Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/Trade
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9784431554400

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