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dc.contributor.authorSoni, Vikram-
dc.contributor.authorBhattacharya, D.-
dc.identifier.citationPhysical Review D, 2004, Vol.69, 074001en
dc.identifier.issn1079-7114 (online)-
dc.description.abstractIf strange quark matter is the true ground state of matter, it must have lower energy than nuclear matter. Simultaneously, two-flavor quark matter must have higher energy than nuclear matter, for otherwise the latter would convert to the former. We show, using an effective chiral Lagrangian, that the existence of a new lower energy ground state for two-flavor quark matter, the pion condensate, shrinks the window allowing strange quark matter to be the ground state of matter and sets new limits on the current strange quark mass.en
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dc.publisherAmerican Physical Societyen
dc.rights(2004) by the American Physical Societyen
dc.titleNew window on strange quark matter as the ground state of strongly interacting matteren
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