Aspects of the thermal phase transition of QCD with small chemical potential

  title={Aspects of the thermal phase transition of QCD with small chemical potential},
  author={S. Ejiri and C. Allton and S. Hands and O. Kaczmarek and F. Karsch and E. Laermann and L. Scorzato},
Abstract We propose a new method to investigate the thermal properties of QCD with a small chemical potential (μ). The derivatives of the phase transition point with respect to μ are computed for 2 flavors of p4-improved staggered fermions. We moreover comment on the complex phase of the fermion determinant in finite-density QCD. 

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