On the color-singlet quark-glue plasma

H. Th Elze, W. Greiner, J. Rafelski

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The assumed color-singlet character of physical states is treated exactly in a canonical partition function for the quark-glue plasma in a finite volume. It is shown that this non-perturbative effect leads to a gradual "freezing" of internal degrees of freedom as compared to the Stephan-Boltzmann limit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)515-519
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number6
StatePublished - May 12 1983

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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