Center domains and their phenomenological consequences.


Journal Article

We argue that the domain structure of deconfined QCD matter, which can be inferred from the properties of the Polyakov loop, can simultaneously explain the two most prominent experimentally verified features of the quark-gluon plasma, namely its large opacity as well as its near ideal fluid properties.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Asakawa, M; Bass, SA; Müller, B

Published Date

  • May 15, 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 110 / 20

Start / End Page

  • 202301 -

PubMed ID

  • 25167399

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25167399

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1079-7114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/physrevlett.110.202301


  • eng