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Rangamani, Mukund, Ross, Simon F., Son, D.T. & Thompson, Ethan G. (2009). Conformal non-relativistic hydrodynamics from gravity. Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(01): 075.

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Abstract

We show that the recently constructed holographic duals of conformal non-relativistic theories behave hydrodynamically at long distances, and construct the gravitational dual of fluid flows in a long-wavelength approximation. We compute the thermal conductivity of the holographic conformal non-relativistic fluid. The corresponding Prandtl number is equal to one.