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Gauge theory duals of black hole – black string transitions of gravitational theories on a circle

Simon Catterall, Anosh Joseph, Toby Wiseman
2013 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
We study the black hole -black string phase transitions of gravitational theories compactified on a circle using the holographic duality conjecture. The gauge theory duals of these theories are maximally supersymmetric and strongly coupled 1 + 1 dimensional SU (N ) Yang-Mills theories compactified on a circle, in the large N limit. We perform the strongly coupled finite temperature gauge theory calculations on a lattice, using the recently developed exact lattice supersymmetry methods based on
more » ... y methods based on topological twisting and orbifolding. The spatial Polyakov line serves as relevant order parameter of the confinement -deconfinement phase transitions in the gauge theory duals.
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/462/1/012022 fatcat:dk3ajn23svb5zimnimbsz6apau