Membrane paradigm, gravitational Θ-term and gauge/gravity duality

@article{Fischler2015MembranePG,
  title={Membrane paradigm, gravitational $\Theta$-term and gauge/gravity duality},
  author={Willy Fischler and Sandipan Kundu},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={2016},
  pages={1-34}
}
A bstractFollowing the membrane paradigm, we explore the effect of the gravitational Θ-term on the behavior of the stretched horizon of a black hole in (3 + 1)-dimensions. We reformulate the membrane paradigm from a quantum path-integral point of view where we interpret the macroscopic properties of the horizon as effects of integrating out the region inside the horizon. The gravitational Θ-term is a total derivative, however, using our framework we show that this term affects the transport… 

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