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Aspects of the AdS/CFT correspondence

Grant number: 13/02775-0
Support Opportunities:Regular Research Grants
Duration: June 01, 2013 - May 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal Investigator:Diego Trancanelli
Grantee:Diego Trancanelli
Host Institution: Instituto de Física (IF). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


One of the most useful and fascinating results obtained in string theory is the discovery of the relation between some field theories (generalizations of the theories describing for example electromagnetism or nuclear forces) and gravity. This relation is the core of the so-called "AdS/CFT correspondence", one of most revolutionary breakthroughs in theoretical physics in the last decades. The aim of this proposal is to keep working on the AdS/CFT correspondence, maintaining a focus both on formal aspects, such as integrability and supersymmetry in N = 4 SYM and ABJM theories, and on more applied aspects, related to the study of strongly coupled quark-gluon plasmas via holography. (AU)

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JAHNKE, VIKTOR; LUNA, ANDRES; PATINO, LEONARDO; TRANCANELLI, DIEGO. More on thermal probes of a strongly coupled anisotropic plasma. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 1, . (13/02775-0)
COOKE, MICHAEL; DRUKKER, NADAV; TRANCANELLI, DIEGO. A profusion of 1/2 BPS Wilson loops in N=4 Chern-Simons-matter theories. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 10, . (14/18634-9, 13/02775-0)
CORREA, DIEGO H.; SCHAPOSNIK MASSOLO, FIDEL I.; TRANCANELLI, DIEGO. Cusped Wilson lines in symmetric representations. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 8, . (14/18634-9, 13/02775-0)
JAHNKE, VIKTOR; MISOBUCHI, ANDERSON SEIGO; TRANCANELLI, DIEGO. Chern-Simons diffusion rate from higher curvature gravity. Physical Review D, v. 89, n. 10, . (13/02775-0)
JAHNKE, VIKTOR; MISOBUCHI, ANDERSON SEIGO; TRANCANELLI, DIEGO. Holographic renormalization and anisotropic black branes in higher curvature gravity. Journal of High Energy Physics, n. 1, . (13/02775-0, 14/07840-7, 14/01805-5)

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