Conformal House

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Abstract

We investigate the gauge dynamics of nonsupersymmetric SU(N) gauge theories featuring the simultaneous presence of fermionic matter transforming according to two distinct representations of the underlying gauge group. We bound the regions of flavors and colors which can yield a physical infrared fixed point. As a consistency check we recover the previously investigated conformal windows bounds when restricting to a single matter representation. The earlier conformal windows can be imagined to be part now of the new conformal house. We predict the nonperturbative anomalous dimensions at the infrared fixed points. We further investigate the effects of adding mass terms to the condensates on the conformal house chiral dynamics and construct the simplest instanton induced effective Lagrangian terms.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Volume25
Issue number24
Pages (from-to)4603-4521
ISSN0217-751X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • hep-ph
  • hep-lat
  • hep-th

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