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The deconfining phase of SU(2) Yang-Mills thermodynamics

  title={The deconfining phase of SU(2) Yang-Mills thermodynamics},
  author={Ulrich Herbst},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • U. Herbst
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
Phase and modulus of an energy- and pressure-free, composite and adjoint field in an SU(2) Yang-Mills theory are computed. This field is generated by trivial holonomy calorons of topological charge one. It possesses nontrivial $S_1$-winding on the group manifold. The two-loop contribution to the thermodynamical pressure of an SU(2) Yang-Mills theory in the electric (deconfining) phase is computed in the real time formalism of finite temperature field theory. The result supports the picture of… 
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