First results from lattice simulation of the PWMM

Simon M Catterall, Greg Van Anders

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We present results of lattice simulations of the Plane Wave Matrix Model (PWMM). The PWMM is a theory of supersymmetric quantum mechanics that has a welldefined canonical ensemble. We simulate this theory by applying rational hybrid Monte Carlo techniques to a naïve lattice action. We examine the strong coupling behaviour of the model focussing on the deconfinement transition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number088
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2010



  • Gauge-gravity correspondence
  • Lattice gauge field theories
  • M(atrix) theories
  • Penrose limit and pp-wave background

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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