A Hamiltonian many-body approach to SU(N) lattice gauge theory

N. E. Ligterink, N. R. Walet, R. F. Bishop

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    We study the low-lying energy spectrum for the SU(N) one-plaquette problem by use of a maximal-tree gauge and angular variables. We show that the one-plaquette problem reduces to a problem of N fermions on a circle, which is solved numerically.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)956-958
    Number of pages3
    JournalNuclear Physics B (Proceedings Supplements)
    Publication statusPublished - 2000


    • gauge field theory, SU(N; lattice field theory; many-body problem; Hamiltonian formalism; wave function; energy, ground state; numerical calculations


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