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THE REACTION GAMMA-GAMMA-]PI-0-PI-0 AND CHIRAL LOOPS
PHYSICAL REVIEW D
  • JF Donoghue
  • BR Holstein
  • YC LIN
Publication Date
1988
Abstract
Two-photon production of a neutral-pion pair is uniquely predicted near threshold by the theory of chiral symmetry. The prediction vanishes at the tree level and is nonzero only at one-loop order, yielding a finite result without any unknown counterterms. In this paper we calculate the cross section for both on-shell and off-shell photons, as both cases can both be studied at e+e- storage rings. This reaction is the most accessible process which directly probes the loop structure of chiral-SU(2) symmetry.
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Published version is located at http://prd.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v37/i9/p2423_1
Pages
2423-2430
Citation Information
JF Donoghue, BR Holstein and YC LIN. "THE REACTION GAMMA-GAMMA-]PI-0-PI-0 AND CHIRAL LOOPS" PHYSICAL REVIEW D Vol. 37 Iss. 9 (1988)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/barry_holstein/191/