Martin Lüscher

### Office address

Bld 4, Room
2-076

CERN, Physics Department

Route de Meyrin

CH-1211 Geneva 23

Switzerland

Phone: +41 22 767 3204

e-mail: luscher@mail.cern.ch

### Research interests

Quantum field theory and elementary particle physics, Quantum
Chromodynamics (QCD), lattice QCD, numerical simulations, parallel
computing.

For an up-to-date list of publications see the SPIRES
High-Energy Physics Database.

### Selected talks

How
to derive the Virasoro algebra from dilation invariance (Munich
1988)

Andrejewski lectures (1st,2nd,3rd,4th lecture) (Berlin 2004)

Application
of
the Schwarz alternating procedure in lattice QCD (Tsukuba
2004)

SU(N) gauge
theories and the bosonic string (Niels Bohr Institute 2004)

Stability
of
lattice QCD simulations and the thermodynamic limit (Valencia
2005)

Schrödinger
functional with Ginsparg--Wilson fermions (Ringberg Workshop
2006)

Numerical
lattice QCD with light quarks (Niels Bohr Institute
2006)

Deflating
QCD: physical concepts and algorithms (Berlin 2007)

Wilson
quarks
and the Banks-Casher relation (Trento 2008)

Topology,
the Wilson flow and the HMC algorithm (Villasimius
2010)

Renormalization
and
continuum
limit
of
the gradient flow in non-Abelian gauge theories (Trento 2011)

Future
applications of the Yang–Mills gradient flow in lattice QCD (Mainz
2013)

### Lecture notes

Advanced
lattice QCD (Les
Houches 1997)

Chiral
gauge theories revisited (Erice 2000)

Lattice
QCD --- from quark confinement to asymptotic freedom (Paris
2002)

Computational
strategies in lattice QCD (Les
Houches 2009)

### Technical notes

The energy
momentum tensor of critical quantum field theories in 1+1
dimensions (1976)

Lattice fermions
in 4+1 dimensions (August 1999) [Addendum (March 2000)]

Topological
fields
in Yang-Mills gauge theories
(February 2000)

Lattice
fermions, exact chiral symmetry and unitarity (August 2000)

Comment on the
PHMC algorithm (December 2002)

SU(3) matrix
functions (August 2009)

### Software

The programs made available on this page may be used under the terms
of the GNU
General Public Licence (GPL). They are written in C and comply
with the ISO C (formerly ANSI C, also known as C89) standard.

RANLUX
random number generator

Lattice QCD
parallel benchmark programs

DD-HMC
algorithm for two-flavour lattice QCD

openQCD
simulation program

Zolotarev
rational approximation to the sign function