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S-duality in lattice super Yang-Mills

J. Giedt, S. Catterall, P. Damgaard, D. Schaich

in 34th annual International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory

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We present a progress report on studying S-duality in lattice N=4 super Yang-Mills. This is being done through a computation of 1/2-BPS states on the Coulomb branch, especially the 't Hooft--Polyakov monopole and the W boson. Key to these calculations is the use of twisted and C-periodic boundary conditions. In addition we describe a variational method to disentangle operators with definite scaling dimension, particularly the Konishi and supergravity operators.