Step Scaling with off-shell renormalisation

R. Arthur, P. boyle

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Abstract

We make use of twisted boundary conditions for off-shell Rome-Southampton renormalisation. This allows to define the vertex function precisely, at a fixed physical momentum that need not be one of the Fourier modes of a simulation. This definition includes choosing the orientation with respect to lattice axes, and so lattice artefacts including ${\cal O}(4)$ breaking then have a valid Symanzik expansion. Excellent statistical precision is afforded by volume plane-wave sources, enabling both a theoretically and statistically clean continuum limit to be taken. Thereafter all $p^2$ dependence can be unambiguously identified as continuum anomolous running. The use of non-exceptional momenta has been found to greatly reduce the dependence of non-perturbative vertex functions on both mass and $p^2$. We illustrate how this can be developed into a practical scheme for step-scaling the RI/SMOM approach with initial results. The size of the possible steps is continuous, rather than discrete allowing one to take arbitrarily small steps, and the scheme inherits from RI/MOM the property that it is easy to implement for general operators.
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JournalPhysical Review D
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Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 2010

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