# Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation

Bödeker D (2002)

NUCLEAR PHYSICS B 647(3): 512-538.

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We study the Boltzmann-Langevin equation which describes the dynamics of hot Yang-Mills fields with typical momenta of order of the magnetic screening scale g(2)T. It is transformed into a path integral and Feynman rules are obtained. We find that the leading log Langevin equation can be systematically improved in a well behaved expansion in log(1/g)(-1). The result by Arnold and Yaffe that the leading log Langevin equation is still valid at next-to-leading-log order is confirmed. We also confirm their result for the next-to-leading-log damping coefficient, or color conductivity, which is shown to be gauge fixing independent for a certain class of gauges. The frequency scale g(2)T does not contribute to this result, but it does contribute, by power counting, to the transverse gauge field propagator. Going beyond a perturbative expansion we find 1-loop ultraviolet divergences which cannot be removed by renormalizing the parameters in the Boltzmann-Langevin equation. (C) 2002 Published by Elsevier Science B.V.

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Bödeker D. Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation.

*NUCLEAR PHYSICS B*. 2002;647(3):512-538.Bödeker, D. (2002). Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation.

*NUCLEAR PHYSICS B*,*647*(3), 512-538. doi:10.1016/S0550-3213(02)00841-6Bödeker, D. (2002). Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation.

*NUCLEAR PHYSICS B*647, 512-538.Bödeker, D., 2002. Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation.

*NUCLEAR PHYSICS B*, 647(3), p 512-538. D. Bödeker, “Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation”,

*NUCLEAR PHYSICS B*, vol. 647, 2002, pp. 512-538. Bödeker, D.: Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B. 647, 512-538 (2002).

Bödeker, Dietrich. “Perturbative and non-perturbative aspects non-Abelian Boltzmann-Langevin equation”.

*NUCLEAR PHYSICS B*647.3 (2002): 512-538.
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