QCD under conditions of extreme temperature and density. Lately, developing an
effective theory for Quantum Chromo-Dynamics about the critical temperature.
Also, cold, dense quark matter, which is "quarkyonic".
- Theory vs experiment: an effective model for deconfinement
Invited talk at Heavy Ions: Experiment confronts Theory, Niels Bohr Institute, 7/11 - 10/11/11.
- An effective (matrix) model for deconfinement
Invited talk at Extreme QCD, San Carlos, Mexico, 18/7/11 - 20/7/11;
Seminar at the J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, 8/7/11;
Invited talk at BNL Quarkonium Workshop, BNL, 16/6/11.
- For Heavy Ions, will LHC be "like" RHIC?
Talk at From Strong Fields to Colorful Matter, Asheville, NC, 25/10/10;
Seminar at New York City College of Technology, 23/8/10;
Seminar at J. W. Goethe Univ., Frankfurt, 9/9/10;
Invited talk at The first heavy ion collisions at the LHC - HIC10, CERN, 1/9/10.
- Summary Talk, Workshop on Chiral Symmetry and Confinement in Cold, Dense Quark Matter
ECT-EMMI International Workshop, Trento, 23/7/10.