Holographic collisions in confining theories

  title={Holographic collisions in confining theories},
  author={Vitor Cardoso and Roberto Emparan and David Mateos and Paolo Pani and Jorge V. Rocha},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
A bstractWe study the gravitational dual of a high-energy collision in a confining gauge theory. We consider a linearized approach in which two point particles traveling in an AdS-soliton background suddenly collide to form an object at rest (presumably a black hole for large enough center-of-mass energies). The resulting radiation exhibits the features expected in a theory with a mass gap: late-time power law tails of the form t−3/2, the failure of Huygens’ principle and distortion of the wave… 

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