Confining strings in SU ( N ) gauge theories

@inproceedings{Lucini2001ConfiningSI,
  title={Confining strings in SU ( N ) gauge theories},
  author={Biagio Lucini and M. Teper},
  year={2001}
}
We calculate the string tensions of k-strings in SU(N) gauge theories in both 3 and 4 dimensions. We do so for SU(4) and SU(5) in D=3+1, and for SU(4) and SU(6) in D=2+1. In D=3+1, we find that the ratio of the k = 2 string tension to the k = 1 fundamental string tension is consistent, within quite small errors, with both the M(-theory)QCD-inspired conjecture that σk ∝ sin(πk/N) and with ‘Casimir scaling’, σk ∝ k(N − k). In D=2+1, where our results are very precise, we see a definite deviation… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 43 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-5 of 5 references

Z

  • A. Hart, B. Lucini
  • Schram and M. Teper, JHEP 0006
  • 2000
3 Excerpts

String Theory

  • J. Polchinski
  • Vol I and II
  • 1998
1 Excerpt

Quarks

  • M. Creutz
  • gluons and lattices (CUP 1983). H. Rothe, Lattice…
  • 1994

Phys

  • N. Isgur, J. Paton
  • Rev. D31
  • 1985

Nucl

  • M. Lüscher, K. Symanzik, P. Weisz
  • Phys. B173
  • 1980

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…