Simulating QCD at finite density

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Abstract

Addition of a chemical potential to the standard lattice action for QCD results in a fermion determinant which is no longer a positive real number, making numerical computations of the path integral much more difficult. I present preliminary results for QCD on 44 lattices with four flavors of staggered quarks and discuss the technical problems encountered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-251
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics B (Proceedings Supplements)
Volume17
Issue numberC
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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