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Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics

Practical Essentials

Authors: Knechtli, Francesco, Günther, Michael, Peardon, Michael

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  • Provides the essentials to be able to give independent contributions to the field of lattice gauge theory
  • Defines a "common language" between physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists
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This book provides an overview of the techniques central to lattice quantum chromodynamics, including modern developments. The book has four chapters. The first chapter explains the formulation of quarks and gluons on a Euclidean lattice. The second chapter introduces Monte Carlo methods and details the numerical algorithms to simulate lattice gauge fields. Chapter three explains the mathematical and numerical techniques needed to study quark fields and the computation of quark propagators. The fourth chapter is devoted to the physical observables constructed from lattice fields and explains how to measure them in simulations. The book is aimed at enabling graduate students who are new to the field to carry out explicitly the first steps and prepare them for research in lattice QCD.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics
Book Subtitle
Practical Essentials
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Physics
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-94-024-0999-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-024-0999-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0997-0
Series ISSN
2191-5423
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 140
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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