Polyakov Loops versus Hadronic States

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Abstract

The order parameter for the pure Yang-Mills phase transition is the Polyakov loop which encodes the symmetries of the Z_N center of the SU(N) gauge group. On the other side the physical degrees of freedom of any asymptotically free gauge theory are hadronic states. Using the Yang-Mills trace anomaly and the exact Z_N symmetry we construct a model able to communicate to the hadrons the information carried by the order parameter.
Original languageEnglish
Article number034013
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume66
Issue number3
Number of pages6
ISSN2470-0010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15. Apr 2002
Externally publishedYes

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RevTex4 2-col., 6 pages, 2 figures. Typos fixed and added a paragraph in the conclusions

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