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CSW rules for a massive scalar

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  • Rutger Herman Boels
  • Christian Schwinn
We derive the analog of the Cachazo-Svrcek-Witten (CSW) diagrammatic Feynman rules for four-dimensional Yang-Mills gauge theory coupled to a massive colored scalar. The mass term is shown to give rise to a new tower of vertices in addition to the CSW vertices for massless scalars in non-supersymmetric theories. The rules are derived directly from an action, once through a canonical transformation within light-cone Yang-Mills and once by the construction of a twistor action. The rules are tested against known results in several examples and are used to simplify the proof of on-shell recursion relations for amplitudes with massive scalars.
Udgivelsesdato: April 10
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPhysics Letters B
Vol/bind662
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)80-86
ISSN0370-2693
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2008

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