Two dimensional super QCD on a lattice

Simon M Catterall, Aarti Veernala

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Abstract

We construct a lattice theory with one exact supersymmetry which consists of fields transforming in both the adjoint and fundamental representations of a U(Nc) gauge group. In addition to gluons and gluinos, the theory contains Nf flavors of fermion in the fundamental representation along with their scalar partners and is invariant under a global U(Nf) flavor symmetry. The lattice action contains an additional Fayet-Iliopoulos term which can be used to generate a scalar potential. We perform numerical simulations that corroborate the theoretical expectation that supersymmetry is spontaneously broken for Nf<Nc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number08005
JournalEPJ Web of Conferences
Volume175
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 26 2018
Event35th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, Lattice 2017 - Granada, Spain
Duration: Jun 18 2017Jun 24 2017

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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