Incoherent metals



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Abstract

I'll talk about some work in progress concerning the topic of metals which have no coherent quasiparticles. In particular, I'll compare and contrast the ubiquitous near horizon AdS2 region appearing in holographic models with a phase of matter called the spin incoherent luttinger liquid. By analyzing the structure of entanglement and correlations, we will find many similarities between these two states of matter. An interpretation of some incoherent metals as describing intermediate scale renormalization group fixed poins with an infinite number of relevant directions will also be discussed.