Coulomb interaction from the interplay between confinement and screening

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Abstract

It has been noticed that confinement effects can be described by the addition of a -FμνaFaμν term in the Lagrangian density. We now study the combined effect of such "confinement term" and that of a mass term. The surprising result is that the interplay between these two terms gives rise to a Coulomb interaction. Our picture has a certain correspondence with the quasiconfinement picture described by Giles, Jaffe and de Rujula for QCD with symmetry breaking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-155
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume593
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 22 Jul 2004

Keywords

  • 11.10.Ef
  • 11.15.Kc

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