`2022-10-25 15:45:00``2022-10-25 16:45:00``Colloquium - Xiangdong Ji (University of Maryland) - Lattice QCD, Light-Front Quantization, and Ken Wilson``Lattice QCD, Light-Front Quantization, and Ken Wilson Dr. Xiangdong Ji University of Maryland Location: 1080 Physics Research Building, Smith Seminar Room Faculty Host: Yuri Kovchegov Abstract: Although he got a Nobel prize in solving a condensed matter problem, Ken Wilson’s contribution to solving strong interaction physics is unparalleled by any other. His lattice gauge theory is the only approach we know how to solve a non-trivial, non-perturbative quantum field theory. In the last 15 years of his scientific career, realizing that lattice QCD has its limit, he hoped to develop new methods to solve QCD in light-front coordinates, a problem posed by Dirac in 1949 and gained considerable importance in high-energy physics through Feynman in 1968. In this talk, I will discuss these topics and argue that Ken’s lattice QCD might hold the best hope to accomplish effectively light-front quantization. The colloquium can also be seen on Zoom: https://osu.zoom.us/j/91292283159?pwd=Ryt1TUV2Z0NiZUIwWklRTE92WjZ1dz09``1080 Physics Research Building``OSU ASC Drupal 8``ascwebservices@osu.edu``America/New_York``public`

`2022-10-25 15:45:00``2022-10-25 16:45:00``Colloquium - Xiangdong Ji (University of Maryland) - Lattice QCD, Light-Front Quantization, and Ken Wilson``Lattice QCD, Light-Front Quantization, and Ken Wilson Dr. Xiangdong Ji University of Maryland Location: 1080 Physics Research Building, Smith Seminar Room Faculty Host: Yuri Kovchegov Abstract: Although he got a Nobel prize in solving a condensed matter problem, Ken Wilson’s contribution to solving strong interaction physics is unparalleled by any other. His lattice gauge theory is the only approach we know how to solve a non-trivial, non-perturbative quantum field theory. In the last 15 years of his scientific career, realizing that lattice QCD has its limit, he hoped to develop new methods to solve QCD in light-front coordinates, a problem posed by Dirac in 1949 and gained considerable importance in high-energy physics through Feynman in 1968. In this talk, I will discuss these topics and argue that Ken’s lattice QCD might hold the best hope to accomplish effectively light-front quantization. The colloquium can also be seen on Zoom: https://osu.zoom.us/j/91292283159?pwd=Ryt1TUV2Z0NiZUIwWklRTE92WjZ1dz09 ``1080 Physics Research Building``Department of Physics``physics@osu.edu``America/New_York``public`**Lattice QCD, Light-Front Quantization, and Ken Wilson**

Dr. Xiangdong Ji

University of Maryland

*Location: 1080 Physics Research Building, Smith Seminar Room*

Faculty Host: Yuri Kovchegov

**Abstract**: Although he got a Nobel prize in solving a condensed matter problem, Ken Wilson’s contribution to solving strong interaction physics is unparalleled by any other. His lattice gauge theory is the only approach we know how to solve a non-trivial, non-perturbative quantum field theory. In the last 15 years of his scientific career, realizing that lattice QCD has its limit, he hoped to develop new methods to solve QCD in light-front coordinates, a problem posed by Dirac in 1949 and gained considerable importance in high-energy physics through Feynman in 1968. In this talk, I will discuss these topics and argue that Ken’s lattice QCD might hold the best hope to accomplish effectively light-front quantization.

The colloquium can also be seen on Zoom: https://osu.zoom.us/j/91292283159?pwd=Ryt1TUV2Z0NiZUIwWklRTE92WjZ1dz09