Hadron Physics from Lattice QCD

  title={Hadron Physics from Lattice QCD},
  author={Wolfgang Bietenholz},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  • W. Bietenholz
  • Published 25 May 2016
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
We sketch the basic ideas of the lattice regularization in Quantum Field Theory, the corresponding Monte Carlo simulations, and applications to Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). This approach enables the numerical measurement of observables at the non-perturbative level. We comment on selected results, with a focus on hadron masses and the link to Chiral Perturbation Theory. At last we address two outstanding issues: topological freezing and the sign problem. 
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