Non-Abelian strings in hot or dense QCD

Eiji Nakano, Muneto Nitta, Taeko Matsuura

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Different types of non-Abelian vortex-strings appear in dense or hot QCD, both of which possess non-Abelian internal orientation zero modes. We calculate the interaction between them and find the universal repulsion for dense QCD (color superconductivity) and the dependence on the orientations for hot QCD (chirally broken phase). This is a review article based on our papers [E. Nakano, M. Nitta and T. Matsuura, arXiv:0708.4092; arXiv:0708.4096].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-257
Number of pages4
JournalProgress of Theoretical Physics Supplement
Issue number174
Publication statusPublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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