Andrei Starinets





Introduction to Gauge-String Duality

Topics

Duality in lattice models and field theory

Black holes thermodynamics

Elements of string theory

Constructing gauge-string duality

Elements of relativistic fluid dynamics

Holographic methods in near-equilibrium physics

References

Recommended books, reviews, articles

RGTC Mathematica package description

Problem Sets

Tutor: Jonas Probst (Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jonas.Probst AT physics.ox.ac.uk)

Problem Set I

Problem Set II

Problem Set III

Problem Set IV

Problem Set V

Somewhat decoherent set of old lecture notes

Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3

Lecture 4

Lecture 5

Lecture 6

Lecture 7

Lecture 8

Additional lecture (Crete-2)