Beta function of three-dimensional QED

Benjamin Svetitsky, Ohad Raviv, Yigal Shamir

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We have carried out a Schrödinger-functional calculation for the Abelian gauge theory with Nf = 2 four-component fermions in three dimensions. We find no fixed point in the beta function, meaning that the theory is confining rather than conformal.

Original languageEnglish
Article number051
JournalProceedings of Science
VolumePart F130500
StatePublished - 2014
Event32nd International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, LATTICE 2014 - New York, United States
Duration: 23 Jun 201428 Jun 2014


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