Where is the confining string in random percolation
The percolating phase of whatever random percolation process resembles the confining vacuum of a gauge theory in most respects, with a string tension having a well-behaved continuum limit, a non…
The confining string beyond the free-string approximation in the gauge dual of percolation
We simulate five different systems belonging to the universality class of the gauge dual of three-dimensional random percolation to study the underlying effective string theory at finite temperature.…
Casimir scaling and renormalization of Polyakov loops in large-N gauge theories
A bstractWe study Casimir scaling and renormalization properties of Polyakov loops in different irreducible representations in SU(N ) gauge theories; in particular, we investigate the approach to the…
Percolation transition in Yang-Mills matter at a finite number of colors.
- PhysicsPhysical review letters
This work examines baryonic matter at a quark chemical potential of the order of the confinement scale μ(q)∼Λ(QCD), and shows that this system will exhibit a percolation phase transition when varied in the number of colors N(c), suggesting a new "phase transition" for dense nuclear matter.
Applications of lattice field theory to large N and technicolor
In this thesis we use lattice field theory to study different frontier problems in strongly coupled non-Abelian gauge theories, focusing on large-N models and walking technicolor theories.…
K-string tensions at finite temperature and integrable models
It has recently been pointed out that simple scaling properties of Polyakov correlation functions of gauge systems in the confining phase suggest that the ratios of k-string tensions in the low…
4-dimensional layer phase as a gauge field localization: Extensive study of the 5-dimensional anisotropic U(1) gauge model on the lattice
We study a 4+1 dimensional pure Abelian Gauge model on the lattice with two anisotropic couplings independent of each other and of the coordinates. A first exploration of the phase diagram using mean…
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Deconfinement in SU(2) Yang-Mills theory as a center vortex percolation transition
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Efficient Monte Carlo algorithm and high-precision results for percolation.
- MathematicsPhysical review letters
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Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Introduction: Forest Fires, Fractal Oil Fields, and Diffusion What is percolation? Forest fires Oil fields and fractals Diffusion in…