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Paper   IPM / P / 8931
School of Physics
  Title:   Hydrodynamics of N=6 Superconformal Chern-Simons Theories at Strong Coupling
  Author(s): 
1.  M.R. Garousi
2.  A. Ghodsi
  Status:   Preprint
  Journal:
  Year:  2008
  Supported by:  IPM
  Abstract:
Using the duality conjecture between N=6 supersymmetric U(N)_k U(N)_-k Chern-Simons theory and M-theory on AdS_4 S^7/Z_k, we calculate the corrections to the shear viscosity of the field theory at temperature T. At strong 't Hooft coupling and at small k level, we have considered one-loop correction to the M-theory effective action. At large k level, we have considered the alpha' correction to the type IIA effective action. In both cases the correction to the ratio of shear viscosity to the entropy density is positive.


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