Introduction to Holography

by E. Tonni (2 credits, type B)


This course requires the knowledge of the topics discussed in the course Introduction to General Relativity.

Main topics


  • Basics of CFT
  • AdS/CFT correspondence: holographic dictionary
  • Witten diagrams
  • Bekenstein-Hawking formula and Cardy formula

Holographic Entanglement Entropy

  • Entanglement entropy and area law
  • Ryu-Takayanagi formula

Holographic Thermalization

  • Vaidya backgrounds

Holographic Superconductors

  • Minimal setup for holographic superconductors

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