23-28 June 2014
Columbia University
US/Eastern timezone

Beta function of three-dimensional QED

26 Jun 2014, 14:15
Pupin 214

Pupin 214

Talk Applications Beyond QCD Application beyond QCD


Dr Benjamin Svetitsky (Tel Aviv University)


We have carried out a Schrodinger-functional calculation for the Abelian gauge theory with Nf=2 four-component fermions in three dimensions. We find no fixed point in the beta function, meaning that the theory is confining rather than conformal.

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Dr Benjamin Svetitsky (Tel Aviv University)


Mr Ohad Raviv (Tel Aviv University) Dr Yigal Shamir (Tel Aviv University)

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