Thermal phase transition in Yang-Mills matrix model

  title={Thermal phase transition in Yang-Mills matrix model},
  author={Georg Bergner and Norbert Bodendorfer and Masanori Hanada and Enrico Rinaldi and Andreas Sch{\"a}fer and Pavlos Vranas},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
We study the bosonic matrix model obtained as the high-temperature limit of two-dimensional maximally supersymmetric SU($N$) Yang-Mills theory. So far, no consensus about the order of the deconfinement transition in this theory has been reached and this hinders progress in understanding the nature of the black hole/black string topology change from the gauge/gravity duality perspective. On the one hand, previous works considered the deconfinement transition consistent with two transitions which… 
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