Talk by Jan de Boer (U. of Amsterdam) – Niels Bohr Institute - University of Copenhagen

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Talk by Jan de Boer (U. of Amsterdam)

Holography, entanglement and thermalization

After reviewing some properties of entanglement entropy
and how one computes it in the AdS/CFT correspondence, it will be
used as a non-local probe of a thermalization process. Evidence will
be given that in strongly coupled plasmas, and perhaps also in heavy
ion collisions, thermalization proceeds top-down and not bottom-up as
is often assumed.