# Quantum many-body physics from a gravitational lens

@article{Liu2020QuantumMP, title={Quantum many-body physics from a gravitational lens}, author={Hong Liu and Julian Sonner}, journal={Nature Reviews Physics}, year={2020}, pages={1-19} }

The past two decades have seen the emergence of remarkable interconnections among previously remotely related disciplines, such as condensed matter, nuclear physics, gravity and quantum information, fuelled both by experimental advances and by the new powerful theoretical methods offered by holographic duality. In this Review, we sample some recent developments in holographic duality in connection with quantum many-body dynamics. These include insights into strongly correlated phases without…

## 18 Citations

### Late time physics of holographic quantum chaos

- PhysicsSciPost Physics
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Quantum chaotic systems are often defined via the assertion that
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### Entanglement Entropies of Equilibrated Pure States in Quantum Many-Body Systems and Gravity

- Physics
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### Information Transfer with a Gravitating Bath

- Physics
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Late-time dominance of entanglement islands plays a critical role in addressing the information paradox for black holes in AdS coupled to an asymptotic non-gravitational bath. A natural question is…

### Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev models and beyond: Window into non-Fermi liquids

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We present a review of the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev (SYK) model of compressible quantum many-body systems without quasiparticle excitations, and its connections to various theoretical studies of non-Fermi…

### Entanglement phase structure of a holographic BCFT in a black hole background

- PhysicsJournal of High Energy Physics
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We compute holographic entanglement entropy for subregions of a BCFT thermal state living on a nongravitating black hole background. The system we consider is doubly holographic and dual to an…

### Colloquium : Hydrodynamics and holography of charge density wave phases

- PhysicsReviews of Modern Physics
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In this Colloquium , we review recent progress in the eﬀective description of strongly- correlated phases of matter with spontaneously broken translations, such as charge density waves or Wigner…

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- Physics
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