On projection (In)dependence of the dual superconductor mechanism of confinement

V. A. Belavin, M. N. Chernodub, M. I. Polikarpov

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We study the temperature dependence of the monopole condensate in different Abelian projections of the SU(2) gauge theory on the lattice. Using the Fröhlich-Marchetti monopole creation operator, we show numerically that the monopole condensate depends on the choice of the Abelian projection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalJETP Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes


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