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Volume 334 - The 36th Annual International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (LATTICE2018) - Nonzero Temperature and Density
QCD phase diagram for finite imaginary chemical potential with HISQ fermions
J. Goswami,* F. Karsch, A. Lahiri, C. Schmidt
*corresponding author
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Published on: 2019 May 29
Abstract
We present results from an ongoing study of the phase diagram of (2+1)-flavor QCD using the HISQ action with smaller than physical light quark masses in the Roberge-Weiss (RW) plane on lattices with temporal extent $N_\tau=4$. We find that the endpoint of the $1^{st}$ order RW transition line remains $2^{nd}$ order at least down to light quark masses corresponding to Goldstone pion masses of $55$~MeV. Furthermore, we show that the chiral condensate is sensitive to the RW transition and may serve as a energy-like operator characterizing universal behavior close to the RW endpoint.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.334.0162
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