# Wake of a quark moving through a strongly coupled N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills plasma.

@article{Chesler2007WakeOA, title={Wake of a quark moving through a strongly coupled N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills plasma.}, author={Paul M. Chesler and Laurence G. Yaffe}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2007}, volume={99 15}, pages={ 152001 } }

The energy density wake produced by a heavy quark moving through a strongly coupled N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills plasma is computed using gauge-string duality.

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