EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 175, 201835th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (Lattice 2017)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||2 Algorithms and Machines|
|Published online||26 March 2018|
CLS 2+1 flavor simulations at physical light-and strange-quark masses
Helmholtz-Institut Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany
2 Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany
3 John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC), DESY, Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen, Germany
4 Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
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Published online: 26 March 2018
We report recent efforts by CLS to generate an ensemble with physical lightand strange-quark masses in a lattice volume of 192 × 963 at β = 3:55 corresponding to a lattice spacing of 0:064 fm. This ensemble is being generated as part of the CLS 2+1 flavor effort with improved Wilson fermions. Our simulations currently cover 5 lattice spacings ranging from 0:039 fm to 0:086 fm at various pion masses along chiral trajectories with either the sum of the quark masses kept fixed, or with the strange-quark mass at the physical value. The current status of simulations is briefly reviewed, including a short discussion of measured autocorrelation times and of the main features of the simulations. We then proceed to discuss the thermalization strategy employed for the generation of the physical quark-mass ensemble and present first results for some simple observables. Challenges encountered in the simulation are highlighted.
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