Finite temperature lattice QCD with clover fermions

Claude Bernard, Tom Blum, Thomas A. DeGrand, Carleton DeTar, Steven Gottlieb, Urs M. Heller, Jim Hetrick, Craig McNeile, Kari Rummukainen, Bob Sugar, Doug Toussaint, Matt Wingate

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Abstract

We report on our simulation of finite temperature lattice QCD with two flavors of script capital O sign(a) Symanzik-improved fermions and script capital O sign(a2) Symanzik-improved glue. Our thermodynamic simulations were performed on an 83 × 4 lattice, and we have performed complementary zero temperature simulations on an 83 × 16 lattice. We compare our results to those from simulations with two flavors of Wilson fermions and discuss the improvement resulting from use of the improved action.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)446-448
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume53
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1997

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Bernard, C., Blum, T., DeGrand, T. A., DeTar, C., Gottlieb, S., Heller, U. M., Hetrick, J., McNeile, C., Rummukainen, K., Sugar, B., Toussaint, D., & Wingate, M. (1997). Finite temperature lattice QCD with clover fermions. Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements, 53(1-3), 446-448. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0920-5632(96)00684-6