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Title: Strongly coupled plasma with electric and magnetic charges

Abstract

A number of theoretical and lattice results lead us to believe that quark-gluon plasma not too far from T{sub c} contains not only electrically charged quasiparticles - quarks and gluons - but magnetically charged ones--monopoles and dyons--as well. Although binary systems such as charge-monopole and charge-dyon were considered in detail before in both classical and quantum settings, this is the first study of coexisting electric and magnetic particles in a many-body context. We perform a molecular dynamics study of strongly coupled plasmas with {approx}1000 particles and differing fractions of magnetic charge. Correlation functions and Kubo formulas lead to transport properties such as the diffusion constant, the shear viscosity, and electric conductivity: We compare the first two with empirical data from RHIC experiments as well as with results from anti-de-Sitter space/conformal field theory correspondence. We also study a number of collective excitations in these systems.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20995311
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.75.054907; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ANTI DE SITTER SPACE; BROOKHAVEN RHIC; COLLECTIVE EXCITATIONS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; CONFORMAL INVARIANCE; CORRELATION FUNCTIONS; DYONS; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; GLUONS; KUBO FORMULA; MANY-BODY PROBLEM; MOLECULAR DYNAMICS METHOD; MONOPOLES; PLASMA; QUANTUM FIELD THEORY; QUARK MATTER; QUARKS

Citation Formats

Liao Jinfeng, and Shuryak, Edward. Strongly coupled plasma with electric and magnetic charges. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVC.75.054907.
Liao Jinfeng, & Shuryak, Edward. Strongly coupled plasma with electric and magnetic charges. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVC.75.054907.
Liao Jinfeng, and Shuryak, Edward. Tue . "Strongly coupled plasma with electric and magnetic charges". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVC.75.054907.
@article{osti_20995311,
title = {Strongly coupled plasma with electric and magnetic charges},
author = {Liao Jinfeng and Shuryak, Edward},
abstractNote = {A number of theoretical and lattice results lead us to believe that quark-gluon plasma not too far from T{sub c} contains not only electrically charged quasiparticles - quarks and gluons - but magnetically charged ones--monopoles and dyons--as well. Although binary systems such as charge-monopole and charge-dyon were considered in detail before in both classical and quantum settings, this is the first study of coexisting electric and magnetic particles in a many-body context. We perform a molecular dynamics study of strongly coupled plasmas with {approx}1000 particles and differing fractions of magnetic charge. Correlation functions and Kubo formulas lead to transport properties such as the diffusion constant, the shear viscosity, and electric conductivity: We compare the first two with empirical data from RHIC experiments as well as with results from anti-de-Sitter space/conformal field theory correspondence. We also study a number of collective excitations in these systems.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVC.75.054907},
journal = {Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics},
number = 5,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}