Confinement and liberation

A. M. Polyakov

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This is a review of topics which haunted me for the last 40 years, starting with spontaneous symmetry breaking and ending with gauge/string/spacetime correspondence. While the first part of this article is mostly historical, the second contains some comments, opinions and conjectures which are new.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publication50 Years of Yang-Mills Theory
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9789812567147
ISBN (Print)9812560076, 9789812389343
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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