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Viscosity of the pure SU(3) gauge theory revisited

A. Pasztor, S. Borsanyi, Z. Fodor, M. Giordano, S.D. Katz, S. Mages, A. Schaefer, B. Toth

in 34th annual International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory

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We compute the Euclidean correlators of the energy-momentum tensor in Yang-Mills theory at
finite temperature at zero and finite spatial momenta with lattice simulations. We perform continuum
extrapolations of these quantities using $N_{\tau}$ = 10,12,16 lattices. We use these correlators to
estimate the shear viscosity of the gluon plasma in the deconfined phase