Relativistic Massive Vector Condensation

Francesco Sannino, Wolfgang Schäfer

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Abstrakt

At sufficiently high chemical potential massive relativistic spin one fields condense. This phenomenon leads to the spontaneous breaking of rotational invariance while linking it to the breaking of internal symmetries. We study the relevant features of the phase transition and the properties of the generated Goldstone excitations. The interplay between the internal symmetry of the vector fields and their Lorentz properties is studied. We predict that new phases set in when vectors condense in Quantum Chromodynamics like theories.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPhysics Letters B: Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology
Vol/bind527
Udgave nummer1-2
Sider (fra-til)142-148
ISSN0370-2693
DOI
StatusUdgivet - feb. 2002
Udgivet eksterntJa

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  • hep-ph
  • hep-th
  • nucl-th

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