A Constraint-Based Approach to the Chiral Magnetic Effect

  title={A Constraint-Based Approach to the Chiral Magnetic Effect},
  author={Lionel Brits and James Charbonneau},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We propose a way to introduce the currents responsible for the Chiral Magnetic Effect, and similar phenomena, into the AdS/CFT description. Such currents are thought to occur in heavy ion collisions due to topologically non-trivial field configurations and in dense stars due to beta decay. They may be responsible for the P and CP odd effects seen at RHIC and the anomalously large velocities observed in some pulsars. We discuss the boundary conditions that allow the phenomenon to exist in real… Expand
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