Clouds and Climate

The Romps Group at the University of California, Berkeley

Simons, Strominger, Thompson (Romps), and Yin, Supersymmetric Branes in AdS2 x S2 x CY3, Phys Rev D, 2005
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One promising route to a better understanding of black holes is to study them in two-dimensional AdS space. The goal in this approach is to identify the dual quantum mechanics that describes matter in the presence of such a black hole. In this research with Aaron Simons, Andrew Strominger, and Xi Yin, we take a step in this direction by identifying the ways in which branes could be configured around one of these black holes.

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