24-30 July 2016
Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
Europe/London timezone

Effective Polyakov Loop Models for QCD-like Theories at Finite Density

29 Jul 2016, 15:40
Building 67 Room 1027 (Highfield Campus, University of Southampton)

Building 67 Room 1027

Highfield Campus, University of Southampton

Talk Nonzero Temperature and Density Nonzero Temperature and Density


Mr Philipp Scior (TU Darmstadt)


We study the heavy quark limit of QCD-like theories by using a three-dimensional Polyakov theory. This theory can be derived from the full QCD-like theory by a combined strong coupling and hopping expansion. In particular we investigate the cold and dense regime of the phase diagram where we expect to find the Silverblaze property realized as Bose-Einstein-condensation of diquarks or a fist order liquid-gas transition depending on the gauge group of the theory. We find evidence for the Silverblaze property when the quark chemical potential $\mu$ reaches half the diquark mass. For even higher $\mu$ we find a the rise of the Polyakov loop as well as the quark number density.

Primary author

Mr Philipp Scior (TU Darmstadt)


Prof. Lorenz von Smekal (Justus-Liebig University Giessen)

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