Conformal window of SU(N) gauge theories with fermions in higher dimensional representations

  title={Conformal window of SU(N) gauge theories with fermions in higher dimensional representations},
  author={Dennis D. Dietrich and Francesco Sannino},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We study the phase diagram as a function of the number of colors and flavors of asymptotically free nonsupersymmetric theories with matter in higher-dimensional representations of arbitrary SU(N) gauge groups. Since matter in higher-dimensional representations screens more than in the fundamental a general feature is that a lower number of flavors is needed to achieve a near-conformal theory. 

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