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A reanalysis of Finite Temperature SU(N) Gauge Theory

European Physical Journal C (Impact Factor: 5.25). 05/2011; 71(12). DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-011-1826-8
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ABSTRACT We revise the $SU(N_c)$, $N_c=3,4,6$, lattice data on pure gauge theories at
finite temperature by means of a quasi-particle approach. In particular we
focus on the relation between the quasi-particle effective mass and the order
of the deconfinement transition, the scaling of the interaction measure with
$N^2_c -1$, the role of gluon condensate, the screening mass.

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