AdS/CFT Duality User Guide by Makoto Natsuume

By Makoto Natsuume

This booklet describes purposes of the AdS/CFT duality to the "real world." The AdS/CFT duality is an idea that originated from string thought and is a strong device for studying strongly-coupled gauge theories utilizing classical gravitational theories. lately, it's been proven that one prediction of AdS/CFT is certainly with reference to the experimental results of the true quark–gluon plasma. on account that then, the AdS/CFT duality has been utilized to numerous fields of physics; examples are QCD, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, and nonequilibrium physics.

The goal of this booklet is to supply historical past fabrics corresponding to string concept, black holes, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, and nonequilibrium physics in addition to key purposes of the AdS/CFT duality in one quantity. The emphasis in the course of the e-book is on a pedagogical and intuitive method targeting the underlying actual strategies. additionally it is step by step computations for vital effects, that are invaluable for beginners.

This booklet may be a useful reference paintings for graduate scholars and researchers in particle physics, common relativity, nuclear physics, nonequilibrium physics, and condensed-matter physics.

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First of all, our discussion here does not “derive” S as the real entropy. Microscopically, the entropy is the measure of the degrees of freedom of a system, but we have not counted microscopic states. We are still assuming that classical black hole laws are really thermodynamic laws. ” • On the other hand, the statistical entropy is proportional to the “volume” of a system. 2 From Analogy to Real Thermodynamics 31 This difference is extremely important for AdS/CFT and gives a clue on the nature of microscopic states of black holes.

As we saw previously, the surface gravity is the gravitational force measured by the asymptotic observer. But the asymptotic observer and the observer near the horizon disagree the value of the force because of the gravitational redshift. Although there is a gravitational force for the observer near the horizon, it vanishes for the asymptotic observer. 40 3 Black Holes and Thermodynamics and ΔE = μΔQ which takes the form of the first law. Thus, μ= Q = r+ 1 r− . 10 Third law According to the third law of thermodynamics, S → 0 as T → 0 (NernstPlanck √ postulate).

1 An antiquark q¯ i has an anticolor. For the electromagnetic interaction, an electric charge is the source of the interaction; similarly, for the strong interaction, a “color charge” is the source of the interaction. A quark has a color, but the quark color typically changes by a quark-gluon interaction. The difference of color is carried off by the gluon. Thus, the gluon carries one color and one anticolor. A gluon behaves as a quark-antiquark pair2 q¯ i q j . 1 Quarks have the additional degrees of freedom, flavor.

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