Introduction to the AdS/CFT Correspondence by Horaƫiu Năstase

By Horaƫiu Năstase

supplying a pedagogical creation to the quickly constructing box of AdS/CFT correspondence, this can be one of many first texts to supply an obtainable creation to the entire worthwhile suggestions had to interact with the equipment, instruments and purposes of AdS/CFT. with out assuming something past an introductory direction in quantum box thought, it starts via guiding the reader throughout the simple options of box conception and gauge idea, normal relativity, supersymmetry, supergravity, string thought and conformal box concept, prior to relocating directly to supply a transparent and rigorous account of AdS/CFT correspondence. the ultimate part discusses the extra specialized functions, together with QCD, quark-gluon plasma and condensed subject. This booklet is self-contained and learner-focused, that includes quite a few workouts and examples. it truly is crucial examining for either scholars and researchers around the fields of particle, nuclear and condensed topic physics.

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