Lattice QCD thermodynamics

Z. Fodor, S. D. Katz

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Abstract

In this paper, the basics of finite temperature lattice QCD are summarised. At high temperatures there is a transition from a state dominated by colourless hadrons to a state dominated by coloured particles. The nature of this transition is determined to be an analytic cross-over. The absolute scale (the transition temperature T c) is calculated for various observables. Finally, the equation of state of the strongly interacting matter is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2791-2810
Number of pages20
JournalActa Physica Polonica B
Volume42
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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