Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Casimir Effect in Yang-Mills Theory in D=2+1

Abstract : We study, for the first time, the Casimir effect in non-Abelian gauge theory using first-principles numerical simulations. Working in two spatial dimensions at zero temperature, we find that closely spaced perfect chromoelectric conductors attract each other with a small anomalous scaling dimension. At large separation between the conductors, the attraction is exponentially suppressed by a new massive quantity, the Casimir mass, which is surprisingly different from the lowest glueball mass. The apparent emergence of the new massive scale may be a result of the backreaction of the vacuum to the presence of the plates as sufficiently close chromoelectric conductors induce, in a space between them, a smooth crossover transition to a color deconfinement phase.
Complete list of metadatas

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01815174
Contributor : Inspire Hep <>
Submitted on : Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:22:02 PM
Last modification on : Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11:17:14 PM

Links full text

Identifiers

Collections

Citation

M.N. Chernodub, V.A. Goy, A.V. Molochkov, Ha Huu Nguyen. Casimir Effect in Yang-Mills Theory in D=2+1. Phys.Rev.Lett., 2018, 121 (19), pp.191601. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.191601⟩. ⟨hal-01815174⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

328