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Shear and bulk viscosities of quark matter from quark-meson fluctuations in the Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model

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Author(s):
Ghosh, Sabyasachi [1] ; Peixoto, Thiago C. [1] ; Roy, Victor [2] ; Serna, Fernando E. [1] ; Krein, Gastao [1]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Fis Teor, Rua Dr Bento Teobaldo Ferraz, 271 Bloco 2, BR-01140070 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Goethe Univ Frankfurt, Inst Theoret Phys, Max von Laue Str 1, D-60438 Frankfurt - Germany
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review C; v. 93, n. 4 APR 13 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 23
Abstract

We have calculated the temperature dependence of shear eta and bulk zeta viscosities of quark matter due to quark-meson fluctuations. The quark thermal width originating from quantum fluctuations of quark-pi and quark-sigma loops at finite temperature is calculated with the formalism of real-time thermal field theory. Temperature-dependent constituent-quark and meson masses and quark-meson couplings are obtained in the Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model. We found a nontrivial influence of the temperature-dependent masses and couplings on the Landau-cut structure of the quark self-energy. Our results for the ratios eta/s and zeta/s, where s is the entropy density (also determined in the Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model in the quasiparticle approximation), are in fair agreement with results of the literature obtained from different models and techniques. In particular, our result for eta/s has a minimum very close to the quantum lower bound, eta/s = 1/4 pi. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/01907-0 - São Paulo Research and Analysis Center
Grantee:Sergio Ferraz Novaes
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/50180-0 - Study of hadronic interactions at high energies
Grantee:Yogiro Hama
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/16766-0 - Spectral and transport properties of charmed mesons in hot and dense hadronic matter
Grantee:Sabyasachi Ghosh
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate