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Inhomogeneous holographic thermalization in 2+1 dimensions
  OKC/Nordita High-Energy Physics Theory seminar

Monday 29 April 2019
from 13:15 to 14:15
at 132:028
Speaker : Jonathan Lindgren (Nordita)
Abstract : I will discuss how one can study thermalization and black hole formation in AdS3/CFT2 when translational symmetry is broken. I will first review the previously known case with translational symmetry, described on the gravity side by the AdS-Vaidya spacetime. Then I will introduce an analytic model describing gravitational collapse and formation of a black hole without translational symmetry, which can be interpreted as a thermalization process in a two-dimensional CFT where the quench has a spatial dependence. I will then explain how one can compute entanglement entropies in this model, emphasizing crucial points that are necessary for getting the right result.

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