Master field treatment of metric perturbations sourced by the trailing string

Steven S. Gubser, Silviu Stefan Pufu

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Abstract

We present decoupled, separable forms of the linearized Einstein equations sourced by a string trailing behind an external quark moving through a thermal state of N = 4 super-Yang-Mills theory. We solve these equations in the approximations of large and small wave-numbers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-71
Number of pages30
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume790
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 11 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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