Research

I am a dual PhD student in theoretical physics and computational science at Michigan State University. My interests and research include quantum field theory, lattice QCD, high performance computing, and quantum computing.

Publications

(2021) Leon Hostetler, Jin Zhang, Ryo Sakai, Judah Unmuth-Yockey, Alexei Bazavov, and Yannick Meurice. “Clock model interpolation and symmetry breaking in O(2) models.” Phys. Rev. D 104 054505 arXiv:2105.10450 [hep-lat]

(2018) Leon Hostetler. “Numerical Mass Estimates from Correlation Functions in a 4D SU(2) Higgs Model.” Undergraduate Honors Thesis. DigiNole: FSU’s Digital Repository. link

(2015) Leon Hostetler and Robert M. Shollar. “Some Different ways to Tackle the Basel Problem.” The Pentagon. 75 1 pp. 4-15 link

Presentations

(2021) L. Hostetler (speaker), J. Zhang, R. Sakai, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Clock model interpolation and symmetry breaking in O(2) models”. The 38th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory link slides video

(2021) L. Hostetler (speaker), J. Zhang, R. Sakai, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Generalized Clock Models”. The QuLAT Collaboration slides

(2021) L. Hostetler (joint speaker), J. Zhang, R. Sakai, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Clock model interpolation and symmetry breaking in O(2) models”. The QuLAT Collaboration slides

(2021) L. Hostetler (speaker), J. Zhang, R. Sakai, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Clock model interpolation and symmetry breaking in O(2) models”. APS March Meeting link slides

(2020) L. Hostetler (speaker), R. Sakai, J. Zhang, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Clock model interpolation and symmetry breaking in O(2) models”. The QuLAT Collaboration slides

(2020) L. Hostetler (speaker), R. Sakai, and A. Bazavov. “The q-state “Clock” Model: Monte Carlo Results and Comparison with TRG”. The QuLAT Collaboration slides

(2015) L. Hostetler (speaker) and R. Shollar. “Some Different Ways to Sum a Series”. 2015 Kappa Mu Epsilon National Convention, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Winner of Best Presentation Award, and invited to publish in Kappa Mu Epsilon’s journal The Pentagon. slides

(2015) A. Özgener and L. Hostetler (joint speaker). LaTeX Workshop. 2015 Kappa Mu Epsilon National Convention, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

(2014) L. Hostetler(speaker) and R. Shollar. “Some Different Ways to Sum a Series”. 39th Suncoast Conference, Mathematical Association of America, University of South Florida. slides