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Confinement, Topology, and Other Non-Pertubative Aspects of QCD

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ISBN-10: 1402008740

ISBN-13: 9781402008740

Edition: 2002

Authors: Stefan Olejn�k, Jeff Greensite

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The problem of quark confinement is one of the classic unsolved problems of particle physics and is fundamental to our understanding of the physics of the strong interaction and the behaviour of non-Abelian gauge theories in general. The confinement problem is also are area in which concepts from topology and techniques of computational physics both find important applications. This volume contains a snapshot of current research in this field as of January 2002. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of topological field configurations such as centre vortices and monopoles in proposed confinement mechanisms. Other topics covered include colour superconductivity, instantons and chiral…    
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 9/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface
Chiral zero-mode for abelian BPS dipoles
Dual superconductivity, effective string theory, and Regge trajectories
Confinement-deconfinement order parameters
Analytical study of low temperature phase of 3D LGT in the plaqette formulation
Monopoles from instantons
Color superconductivity in two- and three-flavor systems at moderate densities
Lattice monopoles in hot SU(2) gluodynamics as blocked continuum defects
Color confinement and dual superconductivity: An update
An effective theory for the SU(2) mass gap?
Matrix models on the fuzzy sphere
Dynamical mass generation in quantum field theory: Some methods with application to the Gross-Neveu model and Yang-Mills theory
Center vortex model for nonperturbative strong interaction physics
Status of center dominance in various center gauges
Solitons and spontaneous symmetry breaking in 2 and 4 dimensions
SO(3) versus SU(2) lattice gauge theory
SU(2) Abelian projected action for renormalisation group flows
Center vortices, magnetic condensate and confinement in a simple gauge system
Lattice chiral gauge theories through gauge fixing
Spectra of lattice Dirac operators in non-trivial topology backgrounds
The gluon chain model revisited
Connections between thin, thick and projection vortices in SU(2) lattice gauge theory
Charges, monopoles and gauge invariance
Low-lying Dirac eigenmodes, topological charge fluctuations and the Instanton Liquid Model
Anisotropic QCD superfluids
Towards the topological susceptibility with overlap fermions
Vortex waistlines
Vortex induced confinement and the Kugo-Ojima confinement criterion
Monopoles and Lyapunov exponents in U(1) lattice gauge theory
Massive light front QED(1+1) in the Weyl gauge
Topology of center vortices
Electric flux sectors and confinement
Confinement in SU(3): Simple and generalized maximal abelian gauge
Supersymmetric Yang-Mills quantum mechanics
Scalar-particle projection of gluodynamics: Fine Tuning
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