Simulating full QCD at nonzero density using the complex Langevin equation

20 May 2014, 12:10
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Contributed Talk QCD at High Temperature and/or Density QCD at high temperature and/or density


Denes Sexty (University of Heidelberg)


The complex Langevin method is extended to full QCD at non-zero chemical potential. The method evades the sign problem which makes naive simulations at nonzero density impossible. The procedure 'gauge cooling' is used to stabilize the simulations at small enough lattice spacings. The method allows simulations also at high densities, all the way up to saturation. The method is validated in the small chemical potential region, where the sign problem is mild, and the reweighting approach is also feasible.
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Denes Sexty (University of Heidelberg)

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