Course Outline for Physics 880.05

I. B. Physics Introduction (Ch. 1)

  1. Focus will be on so-called "quark-gluon plasma" (QGP)
  2. Physics of plasmas
  3. Overview: Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) [just intro here]
  4. Lattice gauge calculations
  5. Nuclear matter phase diagram
  6. Estimates of critical temperature and density for transition
  7. Course overview

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