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We present results on the mass of the nucleon and the ∆ using two dynamical degenerate twisted mass quarks. The evaluation is performed at four quark masses corresponding to a pion mass in the range of 690-300 MeV on lattices of size 2.1 fm and 2.7 fm. We check for cutoff effects by evaluating these baryon masses on lattices of spatial size 2.1 fm with(More)
PLQCD is a stand–alone software library developed under PRACE for lattice QCD. It provides an implementation of the Dirac operator for Wilson type fermions and few efficient linear solvers. The library is optimized for multi-core machines using a hybrid parallelization with OpenMP+MPI. The main objectives of the library is to provide a scalable(More)
In this white paper we describe work done on the development of an efficient iterative solver for lattice QCD based on the Algebraic Multi-Grid approach (AMG) within the tmLQCD software suite. This development is aimed at modern computer architectures that will be relevant for the Exa-scale regime, namely multicore processors together with the Intel Xeon(More)
We discuss the techniques to extract the electromagnetic ∆ form factors in Lattice QCD. We evaluate these form factors using dynamical fermions with smallest pion mass of about 350 MeV. We pay particular attention to the extraction of the electric quadrupole form factor that signals a deformation of the ∆. The magnetic moment of the ∆ is extrapolated using(More)
We extend the formalism relating electromagnetic form factors to transverse quark charge densities in the light-front frame to the case of a spin-3/2 baryon and calculate these transverse densities for the ∆(1232) isobar using lattice QCD. The transverse charge densities for a transversely polarized spin-3/2 particle are characterized by monopole, dipole,(More)