# Holographic thermal field theory on curved spacetimes

@article{Marolf2014HolographicTF, title={Holographic thermal field theory on curved spacetimes}, author={Donald Marolf and Mukund Rangamani and Toby Wiseman}, journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity}, year={2014}, volume={31}, pages={063001-063001} }

The AdS/CFT correspondence relates certain strongly-coupled CFTs with large effective central charge ceff to semi-classical gravitational theories with AdS asymptotics. We describe recent progress in understanding gravity duals for CFTs on non-trivial spacetimes at finite temperature, both in and out of equilibrium. Such gravity methods provide powerful new tools to access the physics of these strongly-coupled theories, which often differs qualitatively from that found at weak coupling. Our…

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