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22-28 July 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
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Indications for infrared conformal behaviour of SU(2) gauge theory with N_f = 3/2 flavours of adjoint fermions

Jul 24, 2018, 2:00 PM
104 (Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center)


Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Physics Beyond the Standard Model Physics beyond the Standard Model


Dr Philipp Scior (WWU Münster)


We present the results of a numerical investigation of SU(2) gauge theory with $N_f = 3/2$ flavours of fermions, corresponding to 3 Majorana fermions, which transform in the adjoint representation of the gauge group. At two values of the gauge coupling, the masses of bound states are considered as a function of the PCAC quark mass. The scaling of bound states masses indicates an infrared conformal behaviour of the theory. We obtain estimates for the fixed-point value of the mass anomalous dimension $\gamma^*$ from the scaling of masses and from the scaling of the mode number of the Wilson-Dirac operator.

Primary authors

Dr Georg Bergner (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, WWU Münster) Dr Philipp Scior (WWU Münster) Dr Stefano Piemonte (University of Regensburg)

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