New results on the topology of the SU(2) Yang-Mills theory are presented. At zero temperature we obtain the value of the topological susceptibility by using the recently introduced smeared operators as well as a properly renormalized geometric definition. Both determinations are in agreement. At non-zero temperature we study the behaviour of the topological susceptibility across the confinement transition pointing out some qualitative differences with respect to the analogous result for the SU(3) gauge theory.

Topology in SU(2) Yang-Mills theory

D'ELIA, MASSIMO;DI GIACOMO, ADRIANO;
1998

Abstract

New results on the topology of the SU(2) Yang-Mills theory are presented. At zero temperature we obtain the value of the topological susceptibility by using the recently introduced smeared operators as well as a properly renormalized geometric definition. Both determinations are in agreement. At non-zero temperature we study the behaviour of the topological susceptibility across the confinement transition pointing out some qualitative differences with respect to the analogous result for the SU(3) gauge theory.
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