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Title: Large N phase transitions and the fate of small Schwarzschild-AdS black holes

Abstract

Sufficiently small Schwarzschild-AdS black holes in asymptotically global $${\mathrm{AdS}}_{5}\times{}{S}^{5}$$ spacetime are known to become dynamically unstable toward deformation of the internal $${S}^{5}$$ geometry. The resulting evolution of such an unstable black hole is related, via holography, to the dynamics of supercooled plasma which has reached the limit of metastability in maximally supersymmetric large-$N$ Yang-Mills theory on $$\mathbb{R}\times{}{S}^{3}$$. Puzzles related to the resulting dynamical evolution are discussed, with a key issue involving differences between the large-$N$ limit in the dual field theory and typical large volume thermodynamic limits.

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Research Org.:
Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1418074
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1498661
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0011637
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review D Journal Volume: 97 Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; finite temperature field theory; gauge-gravity dualities; quark-gluon plasma

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Yaffe, Laurence G. Large N phase transitions and the fate of small Schwarzschild-AdS black holes. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.026010.
Yaffe, Laurence G. Large N phase transitions and the fate of small Schwarzschild-AdS black holes. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.026010.
Yaffe, Laurence G. Thu . "Large N phase transitions and the fate of small Schwarzschild-AdS black holes". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.026010.
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abstractNote = {Sufficiently small Schwarzschild-AdS black holes in asymptotically global ${\mathrm{AdS}}_{5}\times{}{S}^{5}$ spacetime are known to become dynamically unstable toward deformation of the internal ${S}^{5}$ geometry. The resulting evolution of such an unstable black hole is related, via holography, to the dynamics of supercooled plasma which has reached the limit of metastability in maximally supersymmetric large-$N$ Yang-Mills theory on $\mathbb{R}\times{}{S}^{3}$. Puzzles related to the resulting dynamical evolution are discussed, with a key issue involving differences between the large-$N$ limit in the dual field theory and typical large volume thermodynamic limits.},
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journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 2,
volume = 97,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
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