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Gluon propagators and center vortices in gluon plasma

Abstract : We study electric and magnetic components of the gluon propagators in quark-gluon plasma in terms of center vortices by using a quenched simulation of SU(2) lattice theory. In the Landau gauge, the magnetic components of the propagators are strongly affected in the infrared region by removal of the center vortices, while the electric components are almost unchanged by this procedure. In the Coulomb gauge, the time-time correlators, including an instantaneous interaction, also have an essential contribution from the center vortices. As a result, one finds that magnetic degrees of freedom in the infrared region couple strongly to the center vortices in the deconfinement phase.
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M. N. Chernodub, Y. Nakagawa, A. Nakamura, T. Saito, V. I. Zakharov. Gluon propagators and center vortices in gluon plasma. Physical Review D, American Physical Society, 2011, 83, pp.114501. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevD.83.114501⟩. ⟨hal-00595958⟩

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