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    The Static Quark Potential at Finite Temperature and Density

    Granahan, Kenneth (2018) The Static Quark Potential at Finite Temperature and Density. Masters thesis, National University of Ireland Maynooth.

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    We present calculations of the potential energy between an infinitely heavy quark-antiquark pair at high temperatures and densities. The calculations are carried out via lattice QCD in conjunction with a recently developed Bayesian inference method. We provide a detailed overview lattice QCD, Bayesian infer- ence methods and the potential energy itself. We conclude by considering some suitable potential models put forth in the literature. At sufficiently high tem- perature we observe the apparent onset of deconfinement, while at high densities no such deconfinement is observed.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Keywords: Static Quark Potential; Finite Temperature; Density;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Theoretical Physics
    Item ID: 10756
    Depositing User: IR eTheses
    Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2019 14:30

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