# Confining backgrounds and quantum chaos in holography

@article{Basu2014ConfiningBA, title={Confining backgrounds and quantum chaos in holography}, author={Pallab Basu and Archisman Ghosh}, journal={Physics Letters B}, year={2014}, volume={729}, pages={50-55} }

Abstract Classical world-sheet string theory has recently been shown to be nonintegrable and chaotic in various confining string theory backgrounds – the AdS soliton background in particular. In this Letter we study a minisuperspace quantization of the theory and look at properties of the spectrum like the distribution of level spacing, which are indicative of quantum order or chaos. In the quantum spectrum we find a gradual transition from chaotic (Wigner GOE) to integrable (Poisson) regime as…

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