# Thermalization with chemical potentials, and higher spin black holes

@article{Mandal2015ThermalizationWC, title={Thermalization with chemical potentials, and higher spin black holes}, author={Gautam Mandal and Ritam Sinha and Nilakash Sorokhaibam}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2015}, volume={2015}, pages={1-32} }

A bstractWe study the long time behaviour of local observables following a quantum quench in 1+1 dimensional conformal field theories possessing additional conserved charges besides the energy. We show that the expectation value of an arbitrary string of local ob-servables supported on a finite interval exponentially approaches an equilibrium value. The equilibrium is characterized by a temperature and chemical potentials defined in terms of the quenched state. For an infinite number of…

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