# Effective lattice Polyakov loop theory vs. full SU(3) Yang-Mills at finite temperature

@article{Bergner2014EffectiveLP, title={Effective lattice Polyakov loop theory vs. full SU(3) Yang-Mills at finite temperature}, author={Georg Bergner and Jens Langelage and Owe Philipsen}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2014}, volume={2014}, pages={1-16} }

A bstractA three-dimensional effective theory of Polyakov loops has recently been derived from Wilson’s Yang-Mills lattice action by means of a strong coupling expansion. It is valid in the confined phase up to the deconfinement phase transition, for which it predicts the correct order and gives quantitative estimates for the critical coupling. In this work we study its predictive power for further observables like correlation functions and the equation of state. We find that the effective…

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