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Title: Phase transitions in a three-dimensional analogue of Klebanov-Strassler
Author: Elander, Daniel
Faedo, Antón F.
Mateos, David (Mateos Solé)
Subils, Javier G.
Keywords: Forats negres (Astronomia)
Teoria quàntica
Black holes (Astronomy)
Quantum theory
Issue Date: 22-Jun-2020
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Abstract: We use top-down holography to study the thermodynamics of a one-parameter family of three-dimensional, strongly coupled Yang-Mills-Chern-Simons theories with M-theory duals. For generic values of the parameter, the theories exhibit a mass gap but no confinement, meaning no linear quark-antiquark potential. For two specific values of the parameter they flow to an infrared fixed point or to a confining vacuum, respectively. As in the Klebanov-Strassler solution, on the gravity side the mass gap is generated by the smooth collapse to zero size of a cycle in the internal geometry. We uncover a rich phase diagram with thermal phase transitions of first and second order, a triple point and a critical point.
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It is part of: Journal of High Energy Physics, 2020, vol. 2020, num. 131
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ISSN: 1126-6708
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