Implementation of C* boundary conditions in the hybrid Monte Carlo algorithm

  title={Implementation of C* boundary conditions in the hybrid Monte Carlo algorithm},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Carmona and Massimo D'Elia and Adriano di Giacomo and Biagio Lucini},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics C},
In the study of QCD dynamics, C⋆ boundary conditions are physically relevant in certain cases. In this paper, we study the implementation of these boundary conditions in the lattice formulation of full QCD with staggered fermions. In particular, we show that the usual even-odd partition trick to avoid the redoubling of the fermion matrix is still valid in this case. We give an explicit implementation of these boundary conditions for the Hybrid Monte Carlo algorithm. 
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