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QCD in curved space-time: A conformal bag model
Physical Review D (2004)
  • Dmitri Kharzeev, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Eugene Levin, Tel Aviv University
  • Kirill Tuchin, Brookhaven National Laboratory
We construct an effective low energy Lagrangian using constraints imposed by the renormalization group. Degrees of freedom are gluons and a scalar glueball. This effective theory has a dual description as classical gluodynamics on a curved conformal background. Color fields are dynamically confined, and the strong coupling freezes at distances larger than the glueball size. We make specific predictions (in particular, on the Nc dependence of glueball properties) which can be tested in lattice simulations of gluodynamics.
  • article,
  • circular dichroism,
  • color,
  • conformation,
  • energy,
  • gluon,
  • prediction,
  • quantum chemistry,
  • structure analysis,
  • theoretical study
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Dmitri Kharzeev, Eugene Levin and Kirill Tuchin. "QCD in curved space-time: A conformal bag model" Physical Review D Vol. 70 Iss. 5 (2004)
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