How to sit Maxwell and Higgs on the boundary of Anti-de Sitter

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Jiao Tong University Shanghai


In the context of bottom-up holography, we demonstrate the power of mixed boundary conditions to promote the boundary gauge field to be dynamical. We provide two concrete applications of this idea. First, we consider a holographic dual for a strongly coupled plasma described by dissipative magnetohydrodynamics. Second, we reveal the expected features of the Higgs mechanism in a not counterfeit holographic superconductor.


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Volume 3, Issue 2
June 2023
Pages 1-16
  • Receive Date: 24 March 2023
  • Revise Date: 14 April 2023
  • Accept Date: 29 April 2023