We show that large N QCD does not have an emergent ℤN 1-form symmetry. Our results suggest that a symmetry-based understanding of (approximate) confinement in QCD would require some further generalization of the notion of generalized global symmetries.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of High Energy Physics|
|State||Published - Feb 2023|
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