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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

Quantum criticality and black holes
Speaker(s): Subir Sachdev
Abstract: I will describe antiferromagnets and superconductors near quantum phase transitions. There is a remarkable analogy between their dynamics and the holographic description of Hawking radiation from black holes. I will show how insights from this analogy have shed light on experiments on the cuprate high temperature superconductors.
Date: 23/04/2008 - 2:00 pm
Series: Colloquium
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