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Absolute X-distribution and self-duality

Alexandru, Andrei; Horváth, Ivan;
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  • Published: 16 Nov 2011
Abstract
Various models of QCD vacuum predict that it is dominated by excitations that are predominantly self-dual or anti-self-dual. In this work we look at the tendency for self-duality in the case of pure-glue SU(3) gauge theory using the overlap-based definition of the field-strength tensor. To gauge this property, we use the absolute X-distribution method which is designed to quantify the dynamical tendency for polarization for arbitrary random variables that can be decomposed in a pair of orthogonal subspaces.
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free text keywords: High Energy Physics - Lattice
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