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Informal HEP Journal club: arXiv:0805.1339

Presented by Kasper Peeters, Durham University

9 February 2009 13:00 in CM107

Discussion of a recent paper by Adi Armoni on `Beyond the quenched/probe-brane approximation in lattice/holographic QCD'

We propose a method to improve the quenched approximation. The method,
based on the worldline formalism, takes into account effects of quark
loops. The idea is useful mostly for AdS/CFT (holographic) calculations.
To demonstrate the method we estimate screening (string breaking) effects
by a simple holographic calculation.

Contact pau.figueras@durham.ac.uk for more information