Lecture: Introduction to Gauge/Gravity Duality
Lecture at LudwigMaximiliansUniversität München, Wintersemester 2013/14
The written exam will take place in the examples class on Friday 31st January at 12.00 noon. (From 12.00  13.30)
Lecture
Lecturer: Priv.Doz. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger
Time: Mondays and Fridays 10.oo – 12.oo, starting from Friday 18th October
Place: Theresienstrasse 37, Room A 449
Examples classes
Tutor: Migael Strydom
Time: Fridays 12.00 – 14.oo,
starting from 25th October
Place: Theresienstrasse 37, Room A 449
Final examination
There will be a Klausur (written exam) in January 2014.
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].

J. Erdmenger,
Introduction to Gauge/Gravity Duality,
Lect.Notes Phys. 851 (2012) 99145.

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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