## Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

*Laurent Lellouch, Rainer Sommer, Benjamin Svetitsky, Anastassios Vladikas, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book is based on the lectures delivered at the XCIII Session of the ´Ecole de Physique des Houches, held in August, 2009. The aim of the event was to familiarize the new generation of Ph.D. ... More

## Summary

*GÜNTHER DISSERTORI, IAN G. KNOWLES, and MICHAEL SCHMELLING*

### in Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199566419
- eISBN:
- 9780191708060
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter reviews the discussions in the preceding chapters. Starting from its historical development, the lagrangian of QCD is introduced and its phenomenological consequences worked out in ... More

## SEIBERG DUALITY FOR SUSY QCD

*John Terning*

### in Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198567639
- eISBN:
- 9780191718243
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the phases of gauge theories. It then discusses the moduli space for F = N, IR fixed points, Seiberg's nontrivial solution to the 't Hooft anomaly matching, ... More

## Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

*Günther Dissertori, Ian G. Knowles, and Michael Schmelling*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199566419
- eISBN:
- 9780191708060
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book provides an introduction to Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of strong interactions. It covers in full detail both the theoretical foundations and the experimental tests of the ... More

## QCD and formal methods

*Robin Devenish and Amanda Cooper-Sarkar*

### in Deep Inelastic Scattering

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198506713
- eISBN:
- 9780191709562
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506713.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter begins with a brief introduction to quantum chromodynamics (QCD), highlighting the similarities and differences with quantum electrodynamics (QED). QCD gives a non-linear force that ... More

## QCD improved parton model

*Robin Devenish and Amanda Cooper-Sarkar*

### in Deep Inelastic Scattering

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198506713
- eISBN:
- 9780191709562
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506713.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The QCD improved parton model provides the foundation on which all the remaining chapters are based. This chapter begins by covering the key ideas: tree level QCD Compton and boson-gluon fusion ... More

## The Development Of QCD

*GÜNTHER DISSERTORI, IAN G. KNOWLES, and MICHAEL SCHMELLING*

### in Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199566419
- eISBN:
- 9780191708060
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter reviews and puts into context the experiments which lead to the formulation of QCD. Starting from the static quark model, the phenomenology of deep inelastic scattering processes is ... More

## QCD Analyses

*GÜNTHER DISSERTORI, IAN G. KNOWLES, and MICHAEL SCHMELLING*

### in Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199566419
- eISBN:
- 9780191708060
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

While perturbative QCD deals with free quarks and gluons, experimentally, usually only multi-hadron final states are observed. This chapter focuses on how to extract information about QCD from the ... More

## Structure Functions And Parton Distributions

*GÜNTHER DISSERTORI, IAN G. KNOWLES, and MICHAEL SCHMELLING*

### in Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199566419
- eISBN:
- 9780191708060
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter presents the determination of structure functions and parton distributions from deep inelastic lepton-nucleon scattering, both for the case of charged lepton-nucleon and the case of ... More

## Tests Of The Structure Of QCD

*GÜNTHER DISSERTORI, IAN G. KNOWLES, and MICHAEL SCHMELLING*

### in Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199566419
- eISBN:
- 9780191708060
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter presents experimental results for the QCD lagrangian. It shows that the phenomenology of strong interactions is indeed described by an unbroken Yang–Mills theory based on a non-abelian ... More

## An Introduction to Non-Perturbative Foundations of Quantum Field Theory

*Franco Strocchi*

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199671571
- eISBN:
- 9780191751073
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671571.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The book begins by discussing i) the conflict between locality or hyperbolicity and positivity of the energy for relativistic wave equations, which marks the origin of quantum field theory, and ii) ... More

## Lattice QCD and nuclear physics

*Sinya Aoki*

### in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter consists of three parts. In the first part, Lüscher's formula, which relates the scattering phase shift to the two particle energy in finite volume, is explained. A comprehensive but ... More

## Flavor physics and lattice quantum chromodynamics

*Laurent Lellouch*

### in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0011
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The course begins with an introduction to the Standard Model, viewed as an effective theory. Experimental and theoretical limits on the scales at which New Physics can appear, as well as current ... More

## Three topics in renormalization and improvement

*Anastassios Vladikas*

### in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter is a detailed presentation of three specific topics: (1) The consequences of the loss of chiral symmetry in the Wilson lattice regularization of the fermionic action, and its recovery in ... More

## Lattice QCD at non-zero temperature and baryon density

*Owe Philipsen*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter gives an introduction to lattice QCD at finite temperature and baryon density. After a discussion of some fundamental aspects and difficulties of quantum field theory at finite ... More

## Computational strategies in lattice QCD

*Martin Lüscher*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter provides an introduction to some of the basic numerical techniques used in lattice QCD. The topics covered include Markov-chain simulations, the HMC algorithm, deflation and variance ... More

## The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics: A Primer for the LHC Era

*John Campbell, Joey Huston, and Frank Krauss*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- March 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780199652747
- eISBN:
- 9780191749148
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199652747.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The LHC (Large Hadron Collider) will serve as the energy frontier for high-energy physics for the next 20 years. The highlight of the LHC running so far has been the discovery of the Higgs boson, but ... More

## Matter and Energy

*Manfred Eigen*

### in From Strange Simplicity to Complex Familiarity: A Treatise on Matter, Information, Life and Thought

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780198570219
- eISBN:
- 9780191748974
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570219.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

“We do not really know what energy is”. This was the conclusion of Richard Feynman, who in the 20th century contributed so much to our understanding of the nature of energy. The first chapter deals ... More

## Internal symmetry and gauge interactions

*Ta-Pei Cheng*

### in Einstein's Physics: Atoms, Quanta, and Relativity - Derived, Explained, and Appraised

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199669912
- eISBN:
- 9780191744488
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669912.003.0016
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

We review gauge invariance in classical electrodynamics and in quantum mechanics, showing that the gauge transformation must involve a spacetime-dependent phase change of the wavefunction for a ... More

## Particle Physics

*Nicholas Manton and Nicholas Mee*

### in The Physical World: An Inspirational Tour of Fundamental Physics

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- July 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198795933
- eISBN:
- 9780191837111
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198795933.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter offers a brief introduction to quantum field theory and an outline of modern particle physics. The fundamental particles of the Standard Model are introduced. The quantization of fields ... More