EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 175, 201835th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (Lattice 2017)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||8 Physics beyond the Standard Model|
|Published online||26 March 2018|
N = 2* Yang-Mills on the Lattice
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS-TIFR), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Shivakote, Bangalore 560089 INDIA
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Published online: 26 March 2018
The N = 2* Yang-Mills theory in four dimensions is a non-conformal theory that appears as a mass deformation of maximally supersymmetric N = 4 Yang-Mills theory. This theory also takes part in the AdS/CFT correspondence and its gravity dual is type IIB supergravity on the Pilch-Warner background. The finite temperature properties of this theory have been studied recently in the literature. It has been argued that at large N and strong coupling this theory exhibits no thermal phase transition at any nonzero temperature. The low temperature N = 2* plasma can be compared to the QCD plasma. We provide a lattice construction of N = 2* Yang-Mills on a hypercubic lattice starting from the N = 4 gauge theory. The lattice construction is local, gauge-invariant, free from fermion doubling problem and preserves a part of the supersymmetry. This nonperturbative formulation of the theory can be used to provide a highly nontrivial check of the AdS/CFT correspondence in a non-conformal theory.
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