N. Faustino: Solutions for the Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations on the lattice based on Chebyshev polynomials


by Nelson Faustino (Submitted on 11 Jul 2014)

Abstract: The main goal of this paper is to adopt a multivector calculus scheme to study finite difference discretizations of Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations for which Chebyshev polynomials of the first kind may be used to represent a set of solutions. The development of a well-adapted discrete Clifford calculus framework based on spinor fields allows us to represent, using solely projection based arguments, the solutions for the discretized Dirac equations from the knowledge of the solutions of the discretized Klein-Gordon equation. Implications of those findings on the interpretation of the lattice fermion doubling problem is briefly discussed.

Comments: 10 pages (two column)
Subjects: Mathematical Physics (math-ph); High Energy Physics – Lattice
(hep-lat); Classical Analysis and ODEs (math.CA)
Cite as: arXiv:1407.3233 [math-ph] (or arXiv:1407.3233v1 [math-ph] for this version)

Source: Email from N. Faustino, faustino_AT_ime.unicamp.br, 7/16/2014

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