Variational estimation of the mass gap in U(1) and SU(2) gauge theories in 2 + 1 dimensions

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A recently proposed variational Ansatz is used to compute plaquette-plaquette correlation functions. The results are compared to Monte Carlo values [SU(2)] and to a rigorous result of Göpfert and Mack [U(1)].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-394
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Apr 8 1982


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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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