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22-28 July 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
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On two-flavor QCD(adj)

Jul 25, 2018, 3:20 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 Mohamed Anber (Lewis & Clark College)


I use the traditional and more recently discovered 1-form discrete 't Hooft anomaly matching conditions and propose a novel realization of the symmetries of SU(2) Yang-Mills theory with two massless adjoint Weyl fermions in the strongly-coupled regime. The theory has a spectrum identical to the one obtained by compactifying it on a small circle. This offers a new perspective on the lattice studies of this theory, which is among a class of models proposed to realize the electroweak symmetry breaking. I also discuss that there is a bigger class of theories that undergo no phase transition between the small-size and infinite-size circle.

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Dr Mohamed Anber (Lewis & Clark College)

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