Scattering in Quantum Field Theories: The Axiomatic and by Daniel Iagolnitzer PDF

By Daniel Iagolnitzer

Axiomatic and confident ways to quantum box concept first target to set up it on certain, non-perturbative bases: basic axioms and rigorous definition of particular theories respectively. From the perspective of particle physics, the target is then to enhance a relativistic scattering conception, together with particle research and the derivation of common houses of collision amplitudes. considering successive advancements, this publication presents a latest, self-contained, and coherent presentation of significant advancements from the final two decades, so much of that have now not been taken care of or mentioned intimately in previous books. those advancements contain specifically the axiomatic derivation, in great theories, of common causal and momentum-space analyticity homes of multiparticle collision amplitudes; the optimistic definition, firstly within the (unphysical) euclidean house, of assorted types together with non-super-renormalizable theories taken care of within the Eighties through phase-space expansions; and the following confident method of scattering thought, which gives details at the mass spectrum, asymptotic completeness, and multiparticle constitution in more and more better strength regions.

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This set of assumptions entails the existence of a well-defined one-to-one correspondence between rays of T , which to each representing the §2. GENERAL S-MATRIX FORMALISM 9 incoming state of a physical system associates the ray that represents its outgoing state. This correspondence can be represented in many ways by an operator S between vectors of T. e. a complex scalar of modulus one). Unitarity includes in particular linearity. e. the probability of detecting the outgoing state (of the system whose incoming state is in the state For given numbers m, n of initial and final particles, is the momentum-space kernel of the restriction Sm,n of S from to the transition amplitude from a vector to a vector in T n is written (formally) as As the kernel of a bounded operator, is also a well-defined tempered distribution in the space of initial and final energy-momenta satisfying the (positiveenergy) mass-shell constraints for each k.

In view of the analysis of Sect. 4, there exist, for each TV > 4, several a priori independent analytic functions defined in domains of the complex mass-shell, depending on initial and final indices, from which scattering functions are boundary values in their respective physical re­ gions (apart from exceptional +α-Landau points at N > 4). The crossing property asserts the existence, for each N, of a unique function TN which is a common analytic continuation of all of them. More precisely, it asserts that TN is analytic in a one-sheeted domain of the complex mass-shell called "physical sheet," which admits real physical regions on its boundary and from which scattering functions are obtained, in their physical regions, via the relevant plus ie rules at +α-Landau points.

In view of results described in the Appendix, the above property en­ tails the analyticity of Tm,n outside +α-Landau surfaces of connected graphs (since C+(P) is then empty) and shows that T m , n is at almost all +α-Landau points P the boundary value of an analytic function from the plus ie directions dual to C+(P). Points left out are either Mo points or points that lie at the intersection of several (nonrelated) +α-Landau surfaces with conflicting plus ie rules (occurrence of oppo­ site causal directions).

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