From Strings to Things: String Theory Methods in QCD and Hadron Physics
March 24 - June 6, 2008


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March 24, 2008 K. Kajantie "Expanding conformal matter in gauge theory/gravity duality"
March 25, 2008 M. Rangamani "Nonlinear Hydrodynamics from Gravity"
March 25, 2008 S. Yaida "The Viscosity Bound and Causality Violation"
March 26, 2008 S. Shenker "Black Hole Singularity and Information Loss in AdS/CFT"
March 27, 2008 H. Liu "A Prediction from String Theory, with Strings Attached"
March 28, 2008 S. Brodsky "AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena - Part 1"
March 28, 2008 S. Brodsky "AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena - Part 2"
March 28, 2008 S. Brodsky "AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena - Part 3"
March 28, 2008 S. Brodsky "AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena - Part 4"
March 28, 2008 S. Brodsky "AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena - Part 5"
March 28, 2008 S. Brodsky "AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena - Part 6"
March 28, 2008 P. Chesler "Jets in a Strongly Coupled N=4 Super Yang-Mills Plasma"
April 1, 2008 C. Herzog "A Holographic Superconductor"
April 2, 2008 Y. Kim "Hawking-Page Transition at Finite Baryon, Isospin and Strangeness Densities in Bottom-Up"
April 3, 2008 V. Hubeny "Holographic Entanglement Entropy for Time Dependent States and Disconnected Regions"
April 8, 2008 P. Kovtun "Universality without Symmetry"
April 9, 2008 M. Teper "Flux Tubes as Strings"
April 10, 2008 G. de Téramond "Light-Front Hadron Dynamics and AdS/QCD Correspondence"
April 10, 2008 A. Vuorinen "Tuning the Heavy-Light Guitar: Notes on Holographic N=2 Mesons"
April 15, 2008 M. Heller "Second order viscous hydrodynamics from AdS/CFT"
April 17, 2008 K. Yamawaki "Holographic Walking/Conformal Technicolor"
April 22, 2008 A. Gorsky "Correlations of scales in AdS/QCD"
April 23, 2008 M. Lombardo "The Strongly Interactive Quark Gluon Plasma and the phases of QCD at imaginary chemical potential"
April 24, 2008 S. Lee "Large Extremal Black Holes in AdS5"
April 25, 2008 D. Hong "Baryons in Holographic QCD"
April 29, 2008 V. Miransky "Relativistic Field Theories in a Magnetic Background as Non/Ocal Noncommutative Field Theories"
April 30, 2008 B. Basso "Strong Coupling Expansion of Cusp Anomalous Dimension in Planar Ν=4 Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory"
May 1, 2008 R. Pasechnik "Anomalous dimensions of high-spin operators to three loops"
May 2, 2008 L. Glozman "Origin of hadron mass and phases of QCD at finite density"
May 5, 2008 M. Huang "Matching string theory with hadron spectra---"
May 5, 2008 M. Lublinsky "Towards new relativistic hydrodynamics from AdS/CFT"
May 6, 2008 H. Grigoryan "Baryon as skyrmion-like soliton from the holographic dual model of QCD"
May 6, 2008 A. Dymarsky "D3-D7 on warped throat"
May 7, 2008 A. Taliotis "Early time dynamics in heavy ion collisions from AdS/CFT correspondence"
May 7, 2008 H-U. Yee "Two-Flavor, Bottom-Up Model of Holographic Nucleons and their Electric Dipole Moment"
May 8, 2008 V. Baal "Instanton Quarks and Confinement"
May 12, 2008 B. Zajc "How RHIC Discovered the Fluid Formerly Known as QGP"
May 12, 2008 J. Casalderrey-Solana "Probing the AdS/CFT Plasma with Heavy Quarks"
May 12, 2008 A. Yarom "Jet Correlations at RHIC via AdS/CFT"
May 12, 2008 M. Natsuume "Hydrodynamics and beyond in AdS/CFT"
May 12, 2008 P. Romatschke "A gauge-gravity toy model for heavy-ion collisions"
May 12, 2008 T. Faulkner "Dispersion relations for holographic mesons: the real and imaginary stories"
May 12, 2008 O. Bergman "The E&M of Holographic QCD"
May 13, 2008 J. Nagle "Quasiparticles, Quarkonia, and Quantitative Constraints on the Quark Gluon Plasma"
May 12, 2008 J. Erdmenger "Holographic Mesons at Finite Temperature and Density"
May 13, 2008 D. Mateos "Universal Peaks in Holographic Photon Production"
May 13, 2008 G. Moore "How similar are QCD and N=4 SYM?"
May 13, 2008 A. Karch "Jets in N= 4 SYM"
May 13, 2008 S. Hartnoll "AdS/CFT and tabletop physics"
May 13, 2008 A. Murugan "Entanglement and Confinement"
May 14, 2008 C. Thorn "Subcritical String and Large N QCD"
May 14, 2008 A. Tseytlin "Quantum Strings in AdS5xS5"
May 14, 2008 A. Belitsky "Integrability and Baxter Equations in SYM"
May 14, 2008 E. Iancu "Partons and jets in gauge theories at strong coupling"
May 14, 2008 N. Evans "Holographic QCD and Hadronization"
May 14, 2008 A. Katz "Lessons from 2D QCD"
May 14, 2008 J. Erlich "Model Building Tools from the D4-D8 System"
May 15, 2008 A. Pomarol "Baryon physics from five-dimensional Skyrmions"
May 15, 2008 T. Gherghetta "Dynamical Soft-Wall AdS/QCD"
May 15, 2008 A. Parnachev "Topological entanglement, holography and confinement"
May 15, 2008 A.V. Radyushkin "Hadronic Form Factors in AdS/QCD"
May 15, 2008 D. Bak "Puzzles in Defect Thermodynamics"
May 15, 2008 O. DeWolfe "A gravity dual of metastable dynamical supersymmetry, Part 1"
May 15, 2008 O. DeWolfe "A gravity dual of metastable dynamical supersymmetry, Part 2"
May 15, 2008 A. Katz "Workshop Summary"
May 16, 2008 T. Springer "Thermodynamics and Transport Coefficients from a General Gravity Dual"
May 19, 2008 S. Sachdev "Quantum Criticality and Black Holes"
May 20, 2008 O. Andreev "Searching for a stringy description of QCD: experimentation with pure gauge theories"
May 21, 2008 N. Braga "Deep inelastic scattering in AdS/QCD"
May 21, 2008 D. Hou "Heavy Quarkonium States with the Holographic Potential"
May 22, 2008 R. Lebed "The Pion Form Factor in AdS/QCD"
May 22, 2008 M. Rozali "Cold Nuclear Matter in Holographic QCD"
May 27, 2008 I. Balitsky "Next-to-leading order evolution of color dipoles"
May 28, 2008 E. Caceres "Beyond the probe approximation: Nf=2Nc SQCD-like theories from gauge/gravity duals"
May 28, 2008 H. Thacker "D-Branes and Topological Charge in Lattice QCD"
May 29, 2008 J. Penedones "High Energy Scattering in AdS/CFT"
May 29, 2008 M. Golterman "Unraveling duality violations in hadronic tau decays"
June 3, 2008 A. Cherman "The chiral condensate in holographic models of QCD"
June 4, 2008 T. Cohen "Is QCD a string theory?"
June 4, 2008 C. Hoyos "Dissipation in strongly coupled N=4 plasma"
June 5, 2008 J. Verbaarschot "Adventures with Dirac eigenvalues"

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