Prospects of effective Polyakov line actions for investigations of dense nuclear matter

20 May 2014, 16:30
spectrum (darmstadtium)



Board: A-03
Poster QCD at High Temperature and/or Density Poster session


Georg Bergner


Numerical simulations of QCD on the lattice is an essential tool for non-perturbative investigations at finite temperature. At finite density these investigations are hampered by the sign problem. A reformulation in terms of a Polyakov effective theory allows to circumvent this problem to a large extend. I will summarize the derivation of the effective action in terms of a spatial strong coupling expansion and discuss applications, in particular in the region of dense nuclear matter.
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Georg Bergner

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