Solving strongly coupled quantum field theory using Lightcone Conformal Truncation
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Quantum Field Theory (QFT) is the language that describes a wide spectrum of physics. However, it is notoriously hard at strong coupling regime. We approach this problem in an old Quantum Mechanical method - keep a finite number of states and diagonalize the Hamiltonian as a finite-size matrix. To study a QFT, we take the Hamiltonian to be the Conformal Field Theory as the Ultraviolet fixed point of the theory's Renormalization Group Flow, deformed by a relevant operator. We use a recent framework known as the Lightcone Conformal Truncation (LCT), where we use conformal basis and lightcone quantization. As an application of the method, we study the two dimensional Supersymmetric (SUSY) Gross-Neveu-Yukawa Model. The model is expected to have a critical point in the universality class of tri-critical Ising model, a massive phase and a massless SUSY-breaking phase. We use the LCT to compute the spectrum and the spectral density of the theory at all couplings and map the entire phase diagram.