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Holographic duality

Stealing dimensions from metals

Nature Physics volume 9, pages 609610 (2013) | Download Citation

Although electrically charged black holes seem remote from superconductors and strange metals in the laboratory, they might be intimately related by the holographic dualities discovered in string theory.

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