Abstract

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An update in monopole condensation in two-flavour Adjoint QCD

Presenter: Giuseppe Lacagnina — Dipartimento di fisica "E. Fermi" and INFN, Pisa

G. Lacagnina, M. D'Elia, A. Di Giacomo, G. Cossu, C. Pica

We study monopole condensation as a mechanism for colour confinement in Nf=2 QCD with adjoint fermions. This model shows distinct chiral and deconfinement transitions. We find that the monopole condensation order parameter satisfies all the expected properties and is consistent with a first order deconfinement transition. We also study the chiral transition and find that the magnetic order parameter is not affected by it.