Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

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2009-09-16

JHEP 0911:117,2009

Physics

High Energy Physics

High Energy Physics - Theory

35 pages; v2: comments on stability (sec. 2.4), extremal solution with massive flavors (sec. 5.1), few clarifications and refe

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10.1088/1126-6708/2009/11/117

We present the string dual to finite temperature SU(Nc) N=4 SYM coupled to massless fundamental matter introduced by Nf D7 branes, with Abelian flavor symmetry. The analytic solution includes the backreaction of the flavors up to second order in the parameter that weighs the internal flavor loops, epsilon_h=(lambda_h Nf)/(8 pi^2 Nc), lambda_h being the 't Hooft coupling at the temperature of the dual Quark-Gluon Plasma. We study the thermodynamics of the system and its departure from conformality, which is a second order effect. We then analyze the energy loss of partons moving through the plasma, finding that the fundamental degrees of freedom enhance the jet quenching. The whole setup is generalized to D3-D7 systems with D3-branes placed at the tip of a generic singular Calabi-Yau cone over a five-dimensional Sasaki-Einstein manifold. We finally provide the equations for the inclusion of massive flavors in the N=4 SYM plasma.

**Bigazzi Francesco**

Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

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**Cotrone Aldo L.**

Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

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**Mas Javier**

Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

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**Paredes Angel**

Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

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**Ramallo Alfonso V.**

Physics – High Energy Physics – High Energy Physics - Theory

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