Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2019:288 | Cite as

Phases of flavor broken QCD3

  • Andrew BaumgartnerEmail author
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We map out the phase diagram of QCD3 with a product flavor group of the form U(f ) × U(F ). We find interesting structures emerge when f + F > k depending on the relative sizes of f, F and k. In particular, there exists phase transitions in which a Grassmannian phase will disappear and reappear in a different part of the phase diagram.


Chern-Simons Theories Field Theories in Lower Dimensions Sigma Models Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleU.S.A.

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