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A model for string-breaking in QCD

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Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2003


We present a model for string breaking based on the existence of chromoelectric flux tubes. We predict the form of the long-range potential, and obtain an estimate of the string breaking length. A prediction is also obtained for the behaviour with temperature of the string breaking length near the deconfinement phase transition. We plan to use this model as a guide for a program of study of string breaking on the lattice.

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  • Nonperturbative effects, Lattice gauge filed theories, Phenomenological models, Confinement

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