3 years ago

Breakdown of the Equal Area Law for Holographic Entanglement Entropy.

David Kubiznak, Fiona McCarthy, Robert B. Mann

We investigate a holographic version of Maxwell's equal area law analogous to that for the phase transition in the black hole temperature/black hole entropy plane of a charged AdS black hole. We consider proposed area laws for both the black hole temperature/holographic entanglement entropy plane and the black hole temperature/2-point correlation function plane. Despite recent claims to the contrary, we demonstrate numerically that neither proposal is valid. We argue that there is no physical reason to expect such a construction in these planes.

Publisher URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1708.07982

DOI: arXiv:1708.07982v2

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