Meson fluctuations and thermodynamics of the Polyakov-loop-extended quark-meson model

@article{Skokov2010MesonFA,
  title={Meson fluctuations and thermodynamics of the Polyakov-loop-extended quark-meson model},
  author={V. Skokov and B. Stoki{\'c} and B. Friman and K. Redlich},
  journal={Physical Review C},
  year={2010},
  volume={82},
  pages={015206}
}
Thermodynamics of the Polyakov-loop-extended two-flavor chiral quark-meson model (PQM) is explored. The analysis of the PQM model is based on the functional renormalization group method. An appropriate truncation of the effective action with quarks coupled to background gluonic fields is introduced. Within this scheme, we derive the renormalization group flow equation for the scale-dependent thermodynamic potential at finite temperature and density in the presence of a symmetry breaking… Expand

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