I am currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Physics Department at Indiana University. My interests and research include quantum field theory, lattice QCD, high performance computing, and quantum computing.

## Publications

(2023) **Leon Hostetler**, Ryo Sakai, Jin Zhang, Alexei Bazavov, and Yannick Meurice. “Symmetry breaking and clock model interpolation in 2D classical O(2) spin systems”. PoS(LATTICE2023)223

(2023) **Leon Hostetler**, Ryo Sakai, Jin Zhang, Alexei Bazavov, and Yannick Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking in an Extended-O(2) Model”. Phys. Rev. D **109**, 054514 arXiv:2312.17739

(2023) **Leon Hostetler**. “Symmetry Breaking and Clock Model Interpolation in 2D Classical *O(2)* Spin Systems”. Michigan State University, Ph.D. diss. link

(2022) **Leon Hostetler**, Ryo Sakai, Jin Zhang, Judah Unmuth-Yockey, Alexei Bazavov, and Yannick Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking in an Extended-O(2) Model”. PoS(LATTICE2022)014 arXiv:2212.06893

(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

(2021) Yannick Meurice, Alexei Bazavov, Patrick Dreher, Erik Gustafson, **Leon Hostetler**, Ryo Sakai, Shan-Wen Tsai, Judah Unmuth-Yockey, and Jin Zhang. “From tensors to qubits”. PoS(LATTICE2021)608 arXiv:2112.10005

(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.” PoS(LATTICE2021)353 arXiv:2110.05527

(2021) Giovanni Pederiva, Alexei Bazavov, Brandon Henke, **Leon Hostetler**, Dean Lee, Huey-Wen Lin, and Andrea Shindler. “Quantum State Preparation for the Schwinger Model.” PoS(LATTICE2021)047 arXiv:2109.11859

(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

(2024) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, R. Sakai, J. Zhang, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking in an Extended O(2) Model”. QuLAT Collaboration Meeting, slides

(2023) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, “Symmetry Breaking and Clock Model Interpolation in 2D Classical O(2) Spin Systems”. Ph.D. Defense, Michigan State University slides

(2023) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, R. Sakai, J. Zhang, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking and Clock Model Interpolation in 2D Classical O(2) Spin Systems”. The 40th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, Fermilab link slides

(2023) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, R. Sakai, J. Zhang, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking and Clock Model Interpolation in 2D Classical O(2) Spin Systems”. QuLAT Collaboration Annual Meeting, Fermilab slides

(2023) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, R. Sakai, J. Zhang, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking and Clock Model Interpolation in 2D Classical O(2) Spin Systems”. Nuclear and particle physics on a quantum computer: where do we stand now? ECT*, Trento, Italy link slides

(2022) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, R. Sakai, J. Zhang, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking in an Extended-O(2) Model”. The 39th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory. Bonn, Germany link slides

(2022) **L. Hostetler (speaker)**, R. Sakai, J. Zhang, J. Unmuth-Yockey, A. Bazavov, and Y. Meurice. “Symmetry Breaking in an Extended-O(2) Model”. The QuLAT Collaboration. Iowa City, Iowa 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”. The 38th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory. MIT (virtual) 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