Lecture: Introduction to Gauge/Gravity Duality
Lecture at LudwigMaximiliansUniversität München, Wintersemester 2014/15
Lecture
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger
Time: Mondays and Fridays 10.oo – 12.oo, starting from Monday 6th October
Place: Theresienstrasse 37, Room A 449
Examples classes
Tutor: Dr. Daniel Fernandez
Time: Fridays 12.00 – 14.oo,
starting from 17th October
Place: Theresienstrasse 37, Room A 449
Please note: The exam will take place on Friday 23rd January during the examples class. The exam is a closed book exam, but you may bring an A4 sheet of paper with anything written on it which you consider useful.
Final examination
There will be a Klausur (written exam) on Friday 23rd January 2015.
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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