Enforced electrical neutrality of the color-flavor locked phase

K. Rajagopal, F. Wilczek

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At asymptotic densities, the ground state of QCD is the color-flavor locked (CFL) phase. In this work it is demonstrated that in reality, the CFL phase is automatically electrically neutral. No electrons are required and none are admitted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3492-3495
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number16
StatePublished - Apr 16 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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