We will discuss the issue of Landau levels of quarks in lattice QCD in an external magnetic field. We will show that in the two-dimensional case the lowest Landau level can be identified unambiguously even if the strong interactions are turned on. Starting from this observation, we will then show how one can define a "plowest Landau level" in the four-dimensional case, and discuss how much of the observed effects of a magnetic field can be explained in terms of it. Our results can be used to test the validity of low-energy models of QCD that make use of the lowest-Landau-level approximation.
|Journal||EPJ Web of Conferences|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 26 2018|
|Event||35th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, Lattice 2017 - Granada, Spain|
Duration: Jun 18 2017 → Jun 24 2017
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)