# An analytic Lifshitz black hole

@inproceedings{Balasubramanian2009AnAL, title={An analytic Lifshitz black hole}, author={Koushik Balasubramanian and John McGreevy}, year={2009} }

A Lifshitz point is described by a quantum field theory with anisotropic scale invariance (but not Galilean invariance). In [8], gravity duals were conjectured for such theories. We construct analytically a black hole that asymptotes to a vacuum Lifshitz solution; this black hole solves the equations of motion of some simple (but somewhat strange) extensions of the models of [8]. We study its thermodynamics and scalar response functions. The scalar wave equation turns out to be exactly solvable…

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