# Gauge-invariant scalar and field strength correlators in three dimensions

@inproceedings{Laine1997GaugeinvariantSA, title={Gauge-invariant scalar and field strength correlators in three dimensions}, author={Mikko Laine and Owe Philipsen}, year={1997} }

Gauge-invariant non-local scalar and field strength operators have been argued to have significance, e.g., as a way to determine the behaviour of the screened static potential at large distances, as order parameters for confinement, as input parameters in models of confinement, and as gauge-invariant definitions of light constituent masses in bound-state systems. We measure such “correlators” in the 3d pure SU(2) and SU(2)+Higgs models on the lattice. We extract the corresponding mass… CONTINUE READING