EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Section A: Vacuum Structure and Confinement|
|Published online||22 March 2017|
The Dark Side of the Propagators: exploring their analytic properties by a massive expansion
Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia dell’Università di Catania, INFN Sezione di Catania, Via S.Sofia 64, I-95123 Catania, Italy
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Published online: 22 March 2017
Analytical functions for the propagators of QCD, including a set of chiral quarks, are derived by a one-loop massive expansion in the Landau gauge, and are studied in Minkowski space, yielding a direct proof of positivity violation and confinement from first principles. Complex conjugated poles are found for the gluon propagator.
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