Remarks on a B ∧ F model with topological mass from gauging spin

Patricio Gaete, José A. Helayël-Neto

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Copyright © EPLA, 2017. Aspects of screening and confinement are reassessed for a B ∧ F model with topological mass with the gauging of spin. Our discussion is carried out using the gauge-invariant, but pathdependent, variables formalism. We explicitly show that the static potential profile is the sum of a Yukawa and a linear potential, leading to the confinement of static external charges. Interestingly enough, similar results are obtained in a theory of antisymmetric tensor fields that results from the condensation of topological defects as a consequence of the Julia-Toulouse mechanism.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2017

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