Time evolution of a toy semiholographic glasma

  • Christian Ecker
  • Ayan Mukhopadhyay
  • Florian PreisEmail author
  • Anton Rebhan
  • Alexander Soloviev
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We extend our previous study of a toy model for coupling classical Yang-Mills equations for describing overoccupied gluons at the saturation scale with a strongly coupled infrared sector modeled by AdS/CFT. Including propagating modes in the bulk we find that the Yang-Mills sector loses its initial energy to a growing black hole in the gravity dual such that there is a conserved energy-momentum tensor for the total system while entropy grows monotonically. This involves a numerical AdS simulation with a backreacted boundary source far from equilibrium.


AdS-CFT Correspondence Black Holes Holography and quark-gluon plasmas Quark-Gluon Plasma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Ecker
    • 1
  • Ayan Mukhopadhyay
    • 1
    • 2
  • Florian Preis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anton Rebhan
    • 1
  • Alexander Soloviev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikTechnische Universität WienViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia

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