QCD PHASE TRANSITIONSVOLUME 15.
Abstract
The title of the workshop, ''The QCD Phase Transitions'', in fact happened to be too narrow for its real contents. It would be more accurate to say that it was devoted to different phases of QCD and QCDrelated gauge theories, with strong emphasis on discussion of the underlying nonperturbative mechanisms which manifest themselves as all those phases. Before we go to specifics, let us emphasize one important aspect of the present status of nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory in general. It remains true that its studies do not get attention proportional to the intellectual challenge they deserve, and that the theorists working on it remain very fragmented. The efforts to create Theory of Everything including Quantum Gravity have attracted the lion share of attention and young talent. Nevertheless, in the last few years there was also a tremendous progress and even some shift of attention toward emphasis on the unity of nonperturbative phenomena. For example, we have seen some. efforts to connect the lessons from recent progress in Supersymmetric theories with that in QCD, as derived from phenomenology and lattice. Another example is Maldacena conjecture and related development, which connect three things together, string theory, supergravity and the (N=4) supersymmetric gaugemore »
 Authors:
 Publication Date:
 Research Org.:
 Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (US)
 Sponsoring Org.:
 BNL AND RIKEN (US)
 OSTI Identifier:
 11450
 Report Number(s):
 BNL52561; KB0201
R&D Project: PO03; KB0201; TRN: AH200128%%765
 DOE Contract Number:
 AC0298CH10886
 Resource Type:
 Conference
 Resource Relation:
 Conference: RIKEN RESEARCH CENTER PROCEEDINGS WORKSHOP ON QCD PHASE TRANSITIONS, BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY, UPTON, NY (US), 11/04/199811/07/1998; Other Information: PBD: 4 Nov 1998
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; BNL; PHYSICS; QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS; QUANTUM FIELD THEORY; QUANTUM GRAVITY
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SCHAFER,T. QCD PHASE TRANSITIONSVOLUME 15.. United States: N. p., 1998.
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The title of the workshop, ''The QCD Phase Transitions'', in fact happened to be too narrow for its real contents. It would be more accurate to say that it was devoted to different phases of QCD and QCDrelated gauge theories, with strong emphasis on discussion of the underlying nonperturbative mechanisms which manifest themselves as all those phases. Before we go to specifics, let us emphasize one important aspect of the present status of nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory in general. It remains true that its studies do not get attention proportional to the intellectual challenge they deserve, and that the theoristsmore »

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