D3/D7 quark-gluon plasma with magnetically induced anisotropy

Ammon, Martin and Filev, Veselin G. and Tarrío, Javier and Zoakos, Dimitrios (2012) D3/D7 quark-gluon plasma with magnetically induced anisotropy. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2012 (9). ISSN 1029-8479

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Abstract

We study the effects of the temperature and of a magnetic field in the setup of an intersection of D3/D7 branes, where a large number of D7 branes is smeared in the transverse directions to allow for a perturbative solution in a backreaction parameter. The magnetic field sources an anisotropy in the plasma, and we investigate its physical consequences for the thermodynamics and energy loss of particles probing the system. In particular we comment on the stress-energy tensor of the plasma, the propagation of sound, the drag force of a quark moving through the medium and jet quenching.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gauge-gravity correspondence, Black Holes
Divisions: School of Theoretical Physics > Preprints
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2017 19:26
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2018 10:13
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/285

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