skip to main content

DOE PAGESDOE PAGES

Title: IR properties of chiral effects in pionic matter

Chiral effects exhibit peculiar universality in idealized theoretical limits. However, they are known to be infrared sensitive and get modified in more realistic settings. In this work we study how the corresponding conductivities vary with the constituent mass. We concentrate on a pionic realization of chiral effects which provides a better control over infrared properties of the theory. The pionic medium is considered at finite vector and axial isospin chemical potentials in the presence of an external magnetic field. This system supports electric and axial isospin currents along the magnetic field which correspond to chiral magnetic and chiral separation effects. We show that these currents are sensitive to the finite mass of the constituents but the conductivities follow a simple scaling with the corresponding charge densities as one would expect for polarization effects. It is argued that this relation can capture the dependence of chiral effects on other infrared parameters. Finally, we briefly comment on the realization of the ’t Hooft matching condition in pionic media at finite densities.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Inst. for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow (Russian Federation)
  2. Inst. for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow (Russian Federation); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Inst. for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow (Russian Federation); Far Eastern Federal Univ., Vladivostok (Russian Federation). School of Biomedicine
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-31504
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396; 16-12-10059
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; LANL Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; Russian Science Foundation
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; Atomic and Nuclear Physics
OSTI Identifier:
1434988
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1441325