“Perfect” fluids in nuclear, atomic and condensed matter physics:

Posted in Journal Articles on September 30, 2009 at 8:09 am by JCCMP

1) Shear viscosity of strongly coupled N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills plasma
Authors: G. Policastro, D. T. Son and A. O. Starinets
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87 (2001), arXiv:hep-th/0104066

2) Viscosity in strongly interacting quantum field theories from black hole physics
Authors: P. Kovtun, D.T. Son, A. O. Starinets,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 111601 (2005), arXiv:hep-th/0405231.

3) Theory of the Nernst effect near quantum phase transitions in condensed matter, and in dyonic black holes
Authors: S. A. Hartnoll, P. K. Kovtun, M. Müller, S. Sachdev
Phys. Rev. B 76, 144502, (2007), arXiv:0706.3215v3

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