Probing anomalous driving

  • Michael HaackEmail author
  • Debajyoti Sarkar
  • Amos Yarom
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We study the effects of driving a magnetically charged black brane solution of Einstein-Maxwell-Chern-Simons theory by a time dependent electric field. From a holographic perspective, we find that placing a sample in a background magnetic field and driving the system via a parallel electric field generates a charge current which may oscillate for long periods and (or) may exhibit non-Ohmic behavior. We discuss how these two effects manifest themselves in various types of quenches and in periodic driving of the sample.


AdS-CFT Correspondence Holography and condensed matter physics (AdS/CMT) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical PhysicsLudwig Maximilians Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsTechnionHaifaIsrael
  4. 4.Joseph Henry LaboratoriesPrinceton UniversityPrincetonU.S.A.

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