What will I learn from this course?
Best Knowledge with best score
Who is the target audience?
People Who are interested to learn String Theory and Holographic Duality
This string theory course focuses on holographic duality (also known as gauge / gravity duality or AdS / CFT) as a novel method of approaching and connecting a range of diverse subjects, including quantum gravity / black holes, QCD at extreme conditions, exotic condensed matter systems, and quantum information.
- Lec 1:Emergence of Gravity 1h 31m 11s Preview
- Lec 2:Classical Black Hole Geometry 1h 18m 22s Preview
- Lec 3:Causal Structure of a Black Hole and Black Hole Temperature 1h 22m 4s Preview
- Lec 4:Physical Interpretation of Black Hole Temperature 1h 28m 44s Preview
- Lec 5:Black Hole Thermodynamics 1h 19m 45s Preview
- Lec 6:Holographic Principle 1h 26m 5s Preview
- Lec 7:Structure of Large N Expansion 1h 23m 9s Preview
- Lec 8:Large N Expansion as a String Theory, Part I 1h 29m 45s Preview
- Lec 9:Large N Expansion as a String Theory, Part II 1h 53m 10s Preview
- Lec 10: Basics of String Theory and Light-cone Gauge 1h 42m 25s Preview
- Lec 11:String Theory in the Light-cone Gauge 1h 22m 18s Preview
- Lec 12:String Spectrum and Graviton 1h 44m 57s Preview
- Lec 13:Physics of D-branes, Part I 1h 23m 58s Preview
- Lec 14:Physics of D-branes, Part II 1h 52m 27s Preview
- Lec 15:Physics of D-branes, Part III 1h 24m 10s Preview
- Lec 16:Geometry of D-branes and AdS / CFT Conjecture 1h 49m 3s Preview
- Lec 17:More on AdS / CFT Duality 1h 48m 7s Preview
- Lec 18:General Aspects of the Duality 1h 24m 58s Preview
- Lec 19:Mass-dimension Relation 1h 52m 6s Preview
- Lec 20:Euclidean Correlation Functions: Two-point Functions 1h 22m 43s Preview
- Lec 21: Euclidean Correlation Functions: Higher-point Functions 1h 20m 30s Preview
- Lec 22:Computation of the Wilson Loop 1h 50m 49s Preview
- Lec 23:Duality at a Finite Temperature and Finite Chemical Potential 1h 25m 55s Preview
- Lec 24::Holographic Entanglement Entropy 1h 56m 32s Preview
HONG LIU Professor of Physics in MIT
Hong Liu has long been interested in issues in quantum gravity, such as the quantum nature of black holes and the Big Bang singularity, using the framework of string theory. During the last decade, his interests also branched into understanding dynamics of exotic quantum matter,
including the quark-gluon plasma and strongly correlated electron systems.
Hong Liu received his B.S. in 1993 from the University of Science and Technology of China and his Ph.D. in 1997 from Case Western Reserve University.
He was a postdoctoral fellow at Imperial College and New High Energy Theory Center of Rutgers University, before joining the faculty at MIT in 2003.
He was an Alfred Sloan Fellow, an Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Department of Energy, and a Simons Fellow.
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