# Risking your NEC

@article{Hoyos2021RiskingYN, title={Risking your NEC}, author={Carlos Hoyos and Niko Jokela and Jos'e Manuel Pen'in and Alfonso V. Ramallo and Javier Tarr'io}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2021}, volume={2021} }

Energy conditions, especially the null energy condition (NEC), are generically imposed on solutions to retain a physically sensible classical field theory and they also play an important role in the AdS/CFT duality. Using this duality, we study non-trivially deformed strongly coupled quantum field theories at large-Nc. The corresponding dual classical gravity constructions entail the use of radially non-monotonic D-brane distributions. The distributions are phenomenological in the sense that…

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