18-24 June 2017
Palacio de Congresos
Europe/Madrid timezone
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Contribution Plenary

Palacio de Congresos - Auditorio Manuel de Falla

Going with the (holomorphic) flow: thimbles and the sign problem

Speakers

  • Prof. Paulo BEDAQUE

Primary authors

Content

We discuss a new approach to solve the sign problem based on deforming the domain of integration in the path integral into complex space, the stationary phase contours ("thimbles") being only one of them. We will discuss conceptual and algorithmic issues in implementing this set of ideas. As an example we will show results of field theories with a fermionic sign problem and/or real time dynamics.