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Exploring the potential energy landscape over a large parameter-space

He, Y., Mehta, D., Niemerg, M. , Rummel, M. & Valeanu, A. (2013). Exploring the potential energy landscape over a large parameter-space. The Journal of High Energy Physics, doi: 10.1007/JHEP07(2013)050


Solving large polynomial systems with coefficient parameters are ubiquitous and constitute an important class of problems. We demonstrate the computational power of two methods - a symbolic one called the Comprehensive Grobner basis and a numerical one called the cheater's homotopy - applied to studying both potential energy landscapes and a variety of questions arising from geometry and phenomenology. Particular attention is paid to an example in flux compactification where important physical quantities such as the gravitino and moduli masses and the string coupling can be efficiently extracted.

Publication Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: School of Science & Technology > Mathematics
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