Volume 334 - The 36th Annual International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (LATTICE2018) - Nonzero Temperature and Density
Progress on the nature of the QCD thermal transition as a function of quark flavors and masses
F. Cuteri,* O. Philipsen, A. Sciarra
*corresponding author
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Published on: 2019 May 29
Abstract
We investigate to which extent we can exploit the dependence of the order of the chiral transition on the number of light degenerate flavors $N_f$, re-interpreted as continuous parameter in the path integral formulation, as a means to perform a controlled chiral extrapolation and deduce the order of the transition for the case $N_f=2$, which is still under debate.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.334.0170
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