We employ the AdS/CFT correspondence and numerical relativity techniques to investigate the far-from-equilibrium dynamics of a strongly coupled non-Abelian plasma with a critical point  in the temperature and chemical potential phase diagram. In the case of an out-of-equilibrium homogeneous medium , isotropization happens before the system thermalizes and the behavior of the pressure anisotropy changes qualitatively as the chemical potential is increased towards the critical point. These results are then generalized  to consider the case of an expanding plasma undergoing Bjorken flow in the vicinity of the critical point, which allows us to determine for the first time how the presence of a critical point affects the emergence of hydrodynamic behavior (hydrodynamization) in a strongly coupled plasma similar to the Quark-Gluon Plasma formed in the RHIC beam energy scan. The interplay between critical phenomena and non-equilibrium hydrodynamic attractor solutions in Bjorken flow  will be also discussed.
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 R.Critelli, R. Rougemont and J. Noronha,"Homogeneous isotropization and equilibration of a strongly coupled plasma with a critical point," JHEP 1712, 029 (2017).
 R. Critelli, R. Rougemont and J. Noronha, to appear.
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