Phase diagram of SU(2) with 2 flavors of dynamical adjoint quarks

  title={Phase diagram of SU(2) with 2 flavors of dynamical adjoint quarks},
  author={Simon Catterall and Joel Giedt and Francesco Sannino and Joseph Schneible},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
We report on numerical simulations of SU(2) lattice gauge theory with two flavors of light dynamical quarks in the adjoint of the gauge group. The dynamics of this theory is thought to be very different from QCD?the theory exhibiting conformal or near conformal behavior in the infrared. We make a high resolution survey of the phase diagram of this model in the plane of the bare coupling and quark mass on lattices of size 83 ? 16. Our simulations reveal a line of first order phase transitions… 

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