Description 
1 online resource (449 pages) 
Series 
The Subnuclear Series 

Subnuclear series

Contents 
MiniCourses on Basics ; Lattice Field Theory and SU(N) Gauge Theories ; 1 Introduction ; 2 Lattice calculations ; 3 The physics of SU(N) gauge theories ; 4 Some final remarks ; References ; CHAIRMAN: M. TEPER ; Symmetries and QuasiParticles in Hot QCD ; 1 Introduction 

2 Qualitative picture of the transition 3 Global symmetries order parameters and the phase transition in QCD ; 4 Canonical Z(N) symmetries in SU(N) gauge theory ; 5 Forces and screening in the plasma ; 6 A quantitative method: perturbation theory and dimensional reduction 

7 Dimensional reduction at work 8 Flux of quasiparticles as seen by spatial Wilson and 't Hooft loops ; 9 Epilogue ; 10 Suggestions for further reading ; References ; CHAIRMAN: C.P. KORTHALS ALTES ; Physics of QCD Instantons ; 1 Introduction ; 2 Instantons and chiral symmetries 

3 What instantons can do: a brief summary 4 Twopoint correlation functions: T decays ; 5 Threepoint correlators: the pion formfactor ; 6 Instantons at large Nc ; 7 The RHIC puzzles ; 8 Quantum mechanics of the glue in vacuum and high energy collisions ; 9 Acknowledgments 

CHAIRMAN: E. SHURYAK Confinement and Duality ; 1 Confinement: an overview ; 2 Confinement of Magnetic Flux ; 3 Duality Sources and Fluxes ; 4 Duality and Confinement ; References ; CHAIRMAN: M. STRASSLER 
Summary 
In August/September 2002, a group of 78 physicists from 50 laboratories in 17 countries met in Erice, Italy, to participate in the 40th Course of the International School of Subnuclear Physics. The purpose of the School was to focus attention on the theoretical and phenomenological developments in gauge theories, as well as in all the other sectors of subnuclear physics. Experimental highights from the most relevant sources of new data were presented and discussed, including the latest news on theoretical developments in quantizing the gravitational forces. This volume constitutes the proceedi 
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Subject 
Quantum gravity  Congresses


Gluons  Congresses


Quarks  Congresses


Gauge fields (Physics)  Congresses


Gauge fields (Physics)


Gluons


Quantum gravity


Quarks

Genre/Form 
Conference papers and proceedings

Form 
Electronic book

ISBN 
9789812796653 

9812796657 
