Gluon energy loss in the gauge-string duality

Steven S. Gubser, Daniel R. Gulotta, Silviu S. Pufu, Fbio D. Rocha

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We estimate the stopping length of an energetic gluon in a thermal plasma of strongly coupled N = 4 super-Yang-Mills theory by representing the gluon as a doubled string rising up out of the horizon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number052
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


  • 1/N expansion
  • AdS-CFT correspondence
  • Hadronic colliders
  • Strong coupling expansion


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