Stability of strings binding heavy-quark mesons

Joshua J. Friess, Steven S. Gubser, Georgios Michalogiorgakis, Silviu S. Pufu

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We investigate the stability against small deformations of strings dangling into AdS5-Schwarzschild from a moving heavy quark-anti-quark pair. We speculate that emission of massive string states may be an important part of the evolution of certain unstable configurations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number079
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


  • AdS-CFT correspondence
  • Gauge-gravity correspondence
  • Long strings


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