Central dominance and the confinement mechanism in gluodynamics

B. L.G. Bakker, A. I. Veselov, M. A. Zubkov

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New topological objects, which we call center monopoles, naturally arise in the Maximal Center Projection of SU(3) gluodynamics. The condensate of the center monopoles is the order parameter of the theory. (C) 1999 Published by Elsevier Science B.V.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-219
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - 30 Dec 1999
Externally publishedYes


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