Zero sound modes in the AdS/CFT correspondence
Author(s)Roxlo, Thomas (Thomas Q.)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics.
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We examine the effects of zero sound wave excitations of charged fermion species living around the charged black hole of an AdS/CFT spacetime. In particular, we show that these bulk modes cause corresponding singularities in the correlation functions of boundary gauge fields. Possible implications for the study of non-Fermi liquids are discussed.
Thesis (S.B.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Physics, 2012.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-42).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology