PIRSA:19020042

Further connections between gravitational thermodynamics and quantum information

APA

Johnson, C. (2019). Further connections between gravitational thermodynamics and quantum information. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/19020042

MLA

Johnson, Clifford. Further connections between gravitational thermodynamics and quantum information. Perimeter Institute, Feb. 07, 2019, https://pirsa.org/19020042

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_19020042,
            doi = {},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/19020042},
            author = {Johnson, Clifford},
            keywords = {Quantum Fields and Strings},
            language = {en},
            title = {Further connections between gravitational thermodynamics and quantum information},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2019},
            month = {feb},
            note = {PIRSA:19020042 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Abstract

We show how the extended thermodynamics of hyperbolic black holes in AdS describes features of quantum information measures in quantum field theory, and discuss prospects for making further connections. In particular, the second law of thermodynamics is seen in this context to map to the generalized Zamolodchikov c-theorem, connecting these two firmly for the first time. Some projects for getting further lessons and perhaps new tools from  these connections (perhaps using holographic heat engines) are outlined.