Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 129, Issue 3, pp 511–523 | Cite as

On the phase structure of the compact abelian lattice Higgs model

  • João C. A. Barata


This paper studies the vacuum overlap order parameter proposed by Fredenhagen and Marcu in the case of the compactU(1) gauge model with the Wilson action coupled to a Higgs field with fixed length |ϕ|=1. The existence of two distinct phases inD space-time dimensions (D≥4) is established.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • João C. A. Barata
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  1. 1.Instituto de Física da Universidade de São PauloSão PauloBrasil

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