Europhys. Lett.
Volume 75, Number 3, August 2006
Page(s) 371 - 377
Section General
Published online 30 June 2006
Europhys. Lett., 75 (3), pp. 371-377 (2006)
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2006-10128-3

The effect of geometry on charge confinement in three dimensions

H. Mohseni Sadjadi

School of Physics, College of Science, University of Tehran North Karegar Ave., Tehran, Iran

received 23 February 2006; accepted in final form 12 June 2006
published online 30 June 2006

We consider a three-dimensional BTZ black-hole (covering space) metric and show that in contrast to the flat case the Maxwell theory is not confining. We also study the effect of the curvature on the screening behavior of Maxwell-Chern-Simons model in this space-time.

04.20.-q - Classical general relativity.

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