**AdS/CFT Duality User Guide**

by Makoto Natsuume

**Publisher**: arXiv 2014**Number of pages**: 279

**Description**:

The aim of this book is to provide background materials such as string theory, general relativity, nuclear physics, nonequilibrium physics, and condensed-matter physics as well as some key applications of the AdS/CFT duality in a single textbook.

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