, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 555–561 | Cite as

Instability of the plasma oscillations in finite temperature perturbative QCD

  • J C Parikh
  • P J Siemens
  • J A Lopez
Sub-Nuclear Physics


We use linear-response dielectric theory to show that the baryon-poor QCD plasma based on the perturbative vacuum is unstable, even at a high temperature. If deconfinement occurs in nuclear collisions or the early universe, it is not accompanied by the restoration of the perturbative vacuum.


Quark gluon plasma instability at finite temperature perturbative QCD linear response dielectric theory 




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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J C Parikh
    • 1
  • P J Siemens
    • 2
  • J A Lopez
    • 3
  1. 1.Physical Research LaboratoryNavrangpura, AhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA
  3. 3.Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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