Thermal Transitions in Dense Two-Colour QCD

Lawlor, Dale, Hands, Simon, Kim, Seyong and Skullerud, Jon-Ivar
(2022) Thermal Transitions in Dense Two-Colour QCD. .

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<jats:p>The infamous sign problem makes it impossible to probe dense (baryon density <jats:italic>μ<jats:sub>B</jats:sub></jats:italic> &gt; 0) QCD at temperatures near or below the deconfinement threshold. As a workaround, one can explore QCD-like theories such as twocolour QCD (QC<jats:sub>2</jats:sub>D) which don’t suffer from this sign problem but are qualitively similar to real QCD. Previous studies on smaller lattice volumes have investigated deconfinement and colour superfluid to normal matter transitions. In this study we look at a larger lattice volume <jats:italic>N<jats:sub>s</jats:sub></jats:italic> = 24 in an attempt to disentangle finite volume and finite temperature effects. We also fit to a larger number of diquark sources to better allow for extrapolation to zero diquark source.</jats:p>

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Unspecified)
Uncontrolled Keywords: 5106 Nuclear and Plasma Physics, 5107 Particle and High Energy Physics, 51 Physical Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2023 10:22
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2024 13:53
DOI: 10.1051/epjconf/202227407012
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