Holographic melting and related properties of mesons in a quark-gluon plasma

  title={Holographic melting and related properties of mesons in a quark-gluon plasma},
  author={Kasper Peeters and Jacob Sonnenschein and Marija Zamaklar},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We analyze mesons at finite temperature in a chiral, confining string dual. The temperature dependence of low-spin as well as high-spin meson masses is shown to exhibit a pattern familiar from the lattice. Furthermore, we find the dissociation temperature of mesons as a function of their spin, showing that at a fixed quark mass, mesons with larger spins dissociate at lower temperatures. The Goldstone bosons associated with chiral symmetry breaking are shown to disappear above the chiral… 

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