Quasiparticle excitations of the Higgs vacuum at finite energy density

D. Sexty, A. Patkós

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Abstract

Real time excitations in the broken symmetry phase of the classical Abelian Higgs model are investigated numerically in the unitary gauge. Spectral equations of state of its constituent quasiparticles are extracted. Characteristic differences between the statistical correlations of the transverse and of the longitudinal vector modes with the Higgs field are exposed. A method is proposed for the reconstruction of the quasifree composite field coordinates.

Original languageEnglish
Article number025020
Pages (from-to)025020-1-025020-9
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume71
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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