Evidence for fast thermalization in the plane-wave matrix model.

@article{Asplund2011EvidenceFF,
  title={Evidence for fast thermalization in the plane-wave matrix model.},
  author={Curtis T. Asplund and D. Berenstein and D. Trancanelli},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={107 17},
  pages={
          171602
        }
}
We report on a numerical simulation of the classical evolution of the plane-wave matrix model with semiclassical initial conditions. Some of these initial conditions thermalize and are dual to a black hole forming from the collision of D-branes in the plane-wave geometry. In particular, we consider a large fuzzy sphere (a D2-brane) plus a single eigenvalue (a D0 particle) going exactly through the center of the fuzzy sphere and aimed to intersect it. Including quantum fluctuations of the off… Expand

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