Holographic RG flow triggered by gluon condensate

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Department of Physics and Photon Science, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology


By applying the holographic method, we study a non-perturbative renormalization group (RG) flow triggered by a gluon condensate. After introducing a bulk scalar field in an AdS space related to the gluon condensate, we investigate the trace anomaly proportional to the gluon condensate. The holographic calculation reproduces the one-loop trace anomaly known in the lattice QCD. We also show that higher loop corrections give rise to additional contributions and modify the one-loop trace anomaly.


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Volume 3, Issue 2
June 2023
Pages 41-52
  • Receive Date: 20 April 2023
  • Revise Date: 20 May 2023
  • Accept Date: 24 May 2023