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Title: Viscous Plasma Evolution from Gravity Using Anti-de Sitter/Conformal-Field-Theory Correspondence

Abstract

We analyze the anti-de Sitter/conformal-field-theory dual geometry of an expanding boost-invariant plasma. We show that the requirement of nonsingularity of the dual geometry for leading and subasymptotic times predicts, without any further assumptions about gauge theory dynamics, hydrodynamic expansion of the plasma with viscosity coefficient exactly matching the one obtained earlier in the static case by Policastro, Son, and Starinets.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Institute of Physics, Jagellonian University, Reymonta 4, 30-059 Cracow (Poland)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20861596
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.022302; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CONFORMAL INVARIANCE; DE SITTER GROUP; EVOLUTION; EXPANSION; GAUGE INVARIANCE; GEOMETRY; GRAVITATION; PLASMA; QUANTUM FIELD THEORY; VISCOSITY

Citation Formats

Janik, Romuald A. Viscous Plasma Evolution from Gravity Using Anti-de Sitter/Conformal-Field-Theory Correspondence. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.022302.
Janik, Romuald A. Viscous Plasma Evolution from Gravity Using Anti-de Sitter/Conformal-Field-Theory Correspondence. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.022302.
Janik, Romuald A. Fri . "Viscous Plasma Evolution from Gravity Using Anti-de Sitter/Conformal-Field-Theory Correspondence". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.022302.
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abstractNote = {We analyze the anti-de Sitter/conformal-field-theory dual geometry of an expanding boost-invariant plasma. We show that the requirement of nonsingularity of the dual geometry for leading and subasymptotic times predicts, without any further assumptions about gauge theory dynamics, hydrodynamic expansion of the plasma with viscosity coefficient exactly matching the one obtained earlier in the static case by Policastro, Son, and Starinets.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.022302},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 2,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 12 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Fri Jan 12 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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