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Evaluating Feynman integrals

The matter of comparing Feynman integrals over loop momenta has existed from the early days of perturbative quantum box theory.
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Are in the “now” of P. 4 Momentum and Energy Because xµ is a position 4-vector, it cannot remain fixed – even if the spatial components remain constant, the time x0 must increase, since the observer cannot remain frozen in time. In the most general situation, all the components of xµ will be changing with time. We can parametrize this change by making each component a function of some parameter τ . 23) uµ = lim ∆τ →0 ∆τ dτ which is the rate of change of the position 4-vector with respect to this parameter.

8. A pion traveling at speed v decays into an lepton of mass m and its correspond antineutrino ν¯ . Suppose the antineutrino is emitted at right angles to the direction of motion of the pion. (a) Find an expression for the angle that the lepton is emitted relative to the orginal direction of motion. (b) Suppose a pion of speed v emits a muon at angle θ, and another pion at speed v emits an electron at the same angle, each having emitted the antineutrinos at right angles to the direction of motion.

Neutral pions can be produced from the collision of a photon with a proton p + γ → p + π 0 . (a) What is the minimum energy a photon must have for this process to take place when the proton is at rest? (b) The largest energy a photon in the cosmic microwave background can have is about 1 meV. What is the minimum energy that a cosmic ray proton must have in order to produce pions by scattering off of the microwave background? 8. A pion traveling at speed v decays into an lepton of mass m and its correspond antineutrino ν¯ .