# Minkowski-space correlators in AdS/CFT correspondence: recipe and applications

@inproceedings{DTSon2002MinkowskispaceCI, title={Minkowski-space correlators in AdS/CFT correspondence: recipe and applications}, author={D.T.Son and A.O.Starinets}, year={2002} }

: We formulate a prescription for computing Minkowski-space correlators from AdS/CFT correspondence. This prescription is shown to give the correct retarded propagators at zero temperature in four dimensions, as well as at ﬁnite temperature in the two-dimensional conformal ﬁeld theory dual to the BTZ black hole. Using the prescription, we calculate the Chern-Simons diﬀusion constant of the ﬁnite-temperature N = 4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory in the strong coupling limit. We explain why the…

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