A simple treatment of color screening in a \(q\bar{q}\) plasma

theoretical physics

Abstract.

The formation of Hückel-Debye screening in a \(q\bar{q}\) plasma is studied following as close as possible the procedures used in the usual electric case. The equivalent of the Debye length is found, but the screening as a result is found to be less efficient than for the Coulomb interaction, since the correlation functions decay as the exponential of the distance raised at a power less than one.

Keywords

Color Coulomb Interaction Debye Length Simple Treatment Electric Case 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica teorica dell’Universitá di TriesteINFN, Sezione di TriesteTriesteItaly

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