# Conformal or walking? Monte Carlo renormalization group studies of SU(3) gauge models with fundamental fermions

@article{Hasenfratz2010ConformalOW, title={Conformal or walking? Monte Carlo renormalization group studies of SU(3) gauge models with fundamental fermions}, author={A. Hasenfratz}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2010}, volume={82}, pages={014506} }

Strongly coupled gauge systems with many fermions are important in many phenomenological models. I use the 2-lattice matching Monte Carlo renormalization group method to study the fixed point structure and critical indexes of SU(3) gauge models with 8 and 12 flavors of fundamental fermions. With an improved renormalization group block transformation I am able to connect the perturbative and confining regimes of the N{sub f}=8 flavor system, thus verifying its QCD-like nature. With N{sub f}=12…

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