Conformal field theory as microscopic dynamics of incompressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations.

  title={Conformal field theory as microscopic dynamics of incompressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations.},
  author={Itzhak Fouxon and Yaron Oz},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={101 26},
  • I. Fouxon, Y. Oz
  • Published 25 September 2008
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Physical review letters
We consider the hydrodynamics of relativistic conformal field theories at finite temperature. We show that the limit of slow motions of the ideal hydrodynamics leads to the nonrelativistic incompressible Euler equation. For viscous hydrodynamics we show that the limit of slow motions leads to the nonrelativistic incompressible Navier-Stokes equation. We explain the physical reasons for the reduction and discuss the implications. We propose that conformal field theories provide a fundamental… 
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