Lecture: Introduction to Gauge/Gravity Duality
Lecture at LudwigMaximiliansUniversität München, Wintersemester 2011/12
Lecture
Lecturer: Priv.Doz. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger
Time: Mondays and Fridays 10.oo – 12.oo, starting from 17th October
Place: Theresienstrasse 37, Room A 449 (Mondays), A 249 (Fridays)
Examples classes
Tutor: Steffen Mueller
Time: Fridays 12.00 – 14.oo,
starting from 28th October
Place: Theresienstrasse 37, Room A 249
Final examination
There will be a Klausur (written exam) in January 2012.
This is for those who have regularly submitted the
solutions to the examples, and will help us to determine
the mark on
your report.
Recommended reviews and articles

O. Aharony, S. Gubser, J. Maldacena, H. Ooguri and Y. Oz,
Large N field theories, string theory and
gravity, Phys. Rept. 323 (2000) 183, [arXiv:hepth/9905111].

E. D'Hoker and D. Freedman,
Supersymmetric gauge theories and the AdS/CFT correspondence,
arXiv:hepth/0201253.

J. Petersen,
Introduction to the Maldacena conjecture on AdS/CFT,
Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 14 (1999) 3597,
[arXiv:hepth/9902131].

D. Son and A. Starinets,
Viscosity, Black Holes, and Quantum Field Theory,
Ann. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 57 (2007) 95,
[arXiv:0704.0240 [hepth]].

J. Erdmenger, N. Evans, I. Kirsch and E. Threlfall,
Mesons in Gauge/Gravity Duals  A Review,
Eur. Phys. J. A 35 (2008) 81
[arXiv:0711.4467 [hepth]].

J. McGreevy,
Holographic duality with a view toward manybody physics,
arXiv:0909.0518.
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