# Holographic dilepton production in a thermalizing plasma

@article{Baier2012HolographicDP,
title={Holographic dilepton production in a thermalizing plasma},
author={R. Baier and S. Stricker and Olli Taanila and A. Vuorinen},
journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
year={2012},
volume={2012},
pages={1-22}
}
A bstractWe use the AdS/CFT correspondence to determine the out-of-equilibrium production rate of dileptons at rest in strongly coupled $\mathcal{N} = 4$ Super Yang-Mills plasma. Thermalization is achieved via the gravitational collapse of a thin shell of matter in AdS5 space and the subsequent formation of a black hole, which we describe in a quasistatic approximation. Prior to thermalization, the dilepton spectral function is observed to oscillate as a function of frequency, but the… Expand
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