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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


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


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


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

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/9780199691609.003.0005
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

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/9780199691609.003.0006
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


Quantum field theory: Asymptotic safety

Jean Zinn-Justin

in From Random Walks to Random Matrices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198787754
eISBN:
9780191829840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787754.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 15 examines the conditions under which it is possible to define renormalized quantum field theories (QFTs) consistent on all scales (a property not necessary for effective QFTs and not shared ... More


Effective Field Theory with Nambu–Goldstone Modes

Antonio Pich

in Effective Field Theory in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 108, July 2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198855743
eISBN:
9780191889370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855743.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

These lectures provide an introduction to the low-energy dynamics of Nambu–Goldstone fields, which associated with some spontaneous (or dynamical) symmetry breaking, using the powerful methods of ... More


Soft-Collinear Effective Theory

Thomas Becher

in Effective Field Theory in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 108, July 2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198855743
eISBN:
9780191889370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855743.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The lectures that appear within this chapter provide an introduction to soft-collinear effective theory (SCET). It begins by discussing resummation for soft-photon effects in QED, including soft ... More


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