AdS/CFT Duality User Guide
by Makoto Natsuume
Publisher: arXiv 2014
Number of pages: 279
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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