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Matthew Lightman
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High Energy Physics - Lattice (5)
 
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Publications Authored By Matthew Lightman

Gravitational lensing directly probes the underlying mass distribution of lensing systems, the high redshift universe, and cosmological models. The advent of large scale surveys such as the Large Synoptic Sky Telescope (LSST) and Euclid has prompted a need for automatic and efficient identification of strong lensing systems. We present (1) a strong lensing identification pipeline, and (2) a mock LSST dataset with strong galaxy-galaxy lenses. Read More

The \Delta I = 3/2 K to pi pi decay amplitude is calculated on RBC/UKQCD 32^3 times 64, L_s=32 dynamical lattices with 2+1 flavours of domain wall fermions using the Dislocation Suppressing Determinant Ratio and Iwasaki gauge action. The calculation is performed close to the physical pion mass (m_pi = 142.9(1. Read More

The Delta I = 3/2 K to Pi Pi decay amplitude is calculated on RBC/UKQCD 32^3 x 64, L_s=32 dynamical lattices with 2+1 flavors of domain wall fermions using the DSDR and Iwasaki gauge action. The calculation is performed with a single pion mass (m_pi=141.9(2. Read More

2009Dec
Affiliations: 1RBC and UKQCD Collaborations, 2RBC and UKQCD Collaborations

Delta I=3/2, K to Pi Pi matrix elements are calculated on 68 configurations of quenched 24^3 x 64 lattices using the DBW2 action, and domain wall fermions with L_s=16. The lattice spacing is a^(-1)=1.3 GeV, corresponding to a physical volume of (3. Read More

K to pi pi matrix elements of the electroweak operator Q_(27,1)^Delta I=3/2 are calculated on the RBC/UKQCD 32^3 x 64, L_s=16 lattices, using 2+1 dynamical flavors and domain wall fermions, with an inverse lattice spacing of a^(-1)=2.42(4) GeV. Data is interpolated or extrapolated to energy conserving kinematics and a preliminary calculation of the experimental parameter |A_2| is performed. Read More

The use of chiral perturbation theory in extracting physical K to pi pi matrix elements from matrix elements calculated at unphysical kinematics is outlined. In particular, the possibility of utilizing pions with non-zero momentum in the final state, and of using partial quenching is discussed. Preliminary (not physically normalized) Delta I=3/2 (27,1) K to pi pi matrix elements are calculated on the RBC/UKQCD $24^3 \times 64$, $L_s=16$ lattices, using 2+1 dynamical flavors and domain wall fermions, with an inverse lattice spacing of $a^{-1}=1. Read More