Conformal symmetry vs. chiral symmetry breaking in the SU(3) sextet model

Vincent Drach, Martin Hansen, Ari Hietanen, Claudio Pica, Francesco Sannino

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We present new results for the SU(3) "sextet model" with two flavors transforming according to the two-index symmetric representation of the gauge group. The simulations are performed using unimproved Wilson fermions. We measure the meson and baryon spectrum of the theory for multiple bare quark masses at two different lattice spacings. To address the pressing issue of whether the model is inside or below the conformal window, we compare the spectrum to the expectations for a theory with spontaneous chiral symmetry breaking and to those of an IR conformal theory. Regardless of the answer (conformal or chirally broken), the theory is a cornerstone in our understanding of near-conformal and composite dynamics, ranging from Technicolor models to unparticle physics. It is also interesting for the composite dynamics of vector-like singlets with respect to the Standard Model interactions.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftP o S - Proceedings of Science
Antal sider7
ISSN1824-8039
StatusUdgivet - 18. aug. 2015
Begivenhed33rd International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory - Kobe Convention Center, Kobe, Japan
Varighed: 14. jul. 201518. jul. 2015

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Konference33rd International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory
LokationKobe Convention Center
LandJapan
ByKobe
Periode14/07/201518/07/2015

Fingeraftryk

broken symmetry
symmetry
composite materials
pressing
baryons
mesons
fermions
spacing
quarks
physics
simulation
interactions

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Conformal symmetry vs. chiral symmetry breaking in the SU(3) sextet model. / Drach, Vincent; Hansen, Martin; Hietanen, Ari; Pica, Claudio; Sannino, Francesco.

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Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceartikelForskningpeer review

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