12-18 August 2012
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Temperature dependence of the shear viscosity in the semi-QGP

16 Aug 2012, 15:40
20m
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Oral Presentation QCD at finite temperature and density Parallel 5D: New Theoretical Developments (Chair B. Sinha)

Speaker

Dr Robert Pisarski (Brookhaven National Lab.)

Description

An effective theory for the region near the critical temperature, the "semi"-QGP, has been developed. In QCD, this is dominated by the partial ionization of color, up to temperatures about 300 MeV. Using the effective model, the temperature dependence for the ratio of the shear viscosity, to the entropy, is computed. This predicts a sharp increase in this ratio between ~ 160 MeV and ~ 300 MeV.

Primary author

Dr Robert Pisarski (Brookhaven National Lab.)

Co-author

Dr Vladimir V. Skokov (Brookhaven National Lab.)

Presentation Materials

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