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F, T6: New Methods and Structures of Scattering Amplitudes – Übersicht

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Informationen zur Vorlesung

Zeit und Ort

Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics

Lecture:
Monday 16:00-18:00 at B139, Theresienstr. 39 and
Friday 12:00-14:00 at B046, Theresienstr. 39;
Begin: April, 29, 2019
End: July, 26, 2019.

Exercises:
Wednesday 14:00-16:00 at H030, Schellingstr. 4
Begin: May, 8, 2019.

Plan:

  1. Scalar, vector and Dirac fields
  2. Spinor helicity formalism
  3. Amplitude relations and soft-theorems
  4. On-shell recursion relations at tree-level
  5. Color-kinematics duality and BCJ relations
  6. Gravitational amplitudes
  7. KLT relations and double copy structures

Books:

  1. H. Elvang and Y. Huang: “Scattering Amplitudes in Gauge Theory and Gravity”, Cambridge University Press 2015.
  2. J. Henn and J. Plefka: “Scattering Amplitudes in Gauge Theories”, Springer 2014.
  3. M.D. Schwartz: “Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model”, Cambridge University Press 2014.

Articles:

  1. T.R. Taylor: “A Course in Amplitudes”, Phys. Rept. 691 (2017) 1-37.
  2. L. Dixon: “Calculating scattering amplitudes efficiently”, hep-ph/9601359.
  3. R. Britto, F. Cachazo, and B. Feng: “New recursion relations for tree amplitudes of gluons”, Nucl. Phys. B 715 (2005) 499-522.
  4. R. Britto, F. Cachazo, B. Feng, and E. Witten: “Direct proof of tree-level recursion relation in Yang-Mills theory”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 181602.
  5. Z. Bern, J.J.M. Carrasco, and H. Johansson: “New Relations for Gauge-Theory Amplitudes”, Phys. Rev. D78 (2008) 085011.
  6. H. Kawai, D.C. Lewellen, and S.H.H. Tye: “A Relation Between Tree Amplitudes of Closed and Open Strings”, Nucl. Phys. B 269 (1986) 1-23.