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Thermalization in external magnetic field

  • Mohammad Ali-Akbari
  • Hajar Ebrahim
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Abstract

In the AdS/CFT framework meson thermalization in the presence of a constant external magnetic field in a strongly coupled gauge theory has been studied. In the gravitational description the thermalization of mesons corresponds to the horizon formation on the flavour D7-brane which is embedded in the AdS 5 × S 5 background in the probe limit. The apparent horizon forms due to the time-dependent change in the baryon number chemical potential, the injection of baryons in the gauge theory. We will numerically show that the thermalization happens even faster in the presence of the magnetic field on the probe brane. We observe that this reduction in the thermalization time sustains up to a specific value of the magnetic field.

Keywords

Gauge-gravity correspondence D-branes AdS-CFT Correspondence Holography and quark-gluon plasmas 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Particles and AcceleratorsInstitute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)TehranIran
  2. 2.School of PhysicsInstitute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)TehranIran

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