MHV vertices and tree amplitudes in gauge theory

Freddy Cachazo, Peter Svrcek, Edward Witten

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Abstract

As an alternative to the usual Feynman graphs, tree amplitudes in Yang-Mills theory can be constructed from tree graphs in which the vertices are tree level MHV scattering amplitudes, continued off shell in a particular fashion. The formalism leads to new and relatively simple formulas for many amplitudes, and can be heuristically derived from twistor space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-131
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume8
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Keywords

  • Duality in Gauge Field Theories
  • QCD

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