Physics at Virginia

"The Spin of Holographic Electrons at Nonzero Density and Temperature"

Chris Herzog , Princeton University
[Host: Diana Vaman]
I will provide some general motivation for using gauge string duality (AdS/CFT) to study the physics of quantum phase transitions and strange metals. Then I will describe some recent work investigating the role of spin in holographic models of Fermi and non Fermi liquids. In particular, I will show the mark spin-orbit coupling leaves on the dispersion relation. Additionally, I will show how spin affects relaxation times.
High Energy Physics Seminar
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Note special room.

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