# Topological susceptibility of SU(N) gauge theories at finite temperature

@article{Debbio2004TopologicalSO, title={Topological susceptibility of SU(N) gauge theories at finite temperature}, author={Luigi Del Debbio and H. Panagopoulos and Ettore Vicari}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2004}, volume={2004}, pages={028-028} }

We investigate the large-N behavior of the topological susceptibility in
four-dimensional SU(N) gauge theories at finite temperature, and in particular
across the finite-temperature transition at Tc. For this purpose, we consider
the lattice formulation of the SU(N) gauge theories and perform Monte Carlo
simulations for N=4,6. The results indicate that the topological susceptibility
has a nonvanishing large-N limit for T<Tc, as at T=0, and that the topological
properties remain…

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