Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2012:138 | Cite as

Fluctuations of conserved charges at finite temperature from lattice QCD

  • Szabolcs BorsányiEmail author
  • Zoltán Fodor
  • Sándor D. Katz
  • Stefan Krieg
  • Claudia Ratti
  • Kálman Szabó


We present the full results of the Wuppertal-Budapest lattice QCD collaboration on flavor diagonal and non-diagonal quark number susceptibilities with 2 + 1 staggered quark flavors, in a temperature range between 125 and 400 MeV. The light and strange quark masses are set to their physical values. Lattices with N t  = 6, 8, 10, 12, 16 are used. We perform a continuum extrapolation of all observables under study. A Symanzik improved gauge and a stout-link improved staggered fermion action is utilized. All results are compared to the Hadron Resonance Gas model predictions: good agreement is found in the temperature region below the transition.


Lattice QCD Global Symmetries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Szabolcs Borsányi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zoltán Fodor
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Sándor D. Katz
    • 2
  • Stefan Krieg
    • 1
    • 3
  • Claudia Ratti
    • 4
  • Kálman Szabó
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of PhysicsWuppertal UniversityWuppertalGermany
  2. 2.Inst. for Theoretical PhysicsEötvös UniversityBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Jülich Supercomputing CentreJülichGermany
  4. 4.Dip. di Fisica TeoricaUniversità di Torino and INFN — Sezione di TorinoTorinoItaly

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