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Johan Bijnens

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CHIRON: a package for ChPT numerical results at two loops

Author

  • Johan Bijnens

Summary, in English

This document describes the package CHIRON which includes two libraries, chironitself and jbnumlib. chiron is a set of routines useful for two-loop numerical results in chiral perturbation theory (ChPT). It includes programs for the needed one-and two-loop integrals as well as routines to deal with the ChPT parameters. The present version includes everything needed for the masses, decay constants and quark-antiquark vacuum-expectation-values. An added routine calculates consistent values for the masses and decay constants when the pion and kaon masses are varied. In addition a number of finite volume results are included: one-loop tadpole integrals, two-loop sunset integrals and the results for masses and decay constants. The numerical routine library jbnumlib contains the numerical routines used in chiron. Many are to a large extent simple C++ versions of routines in the CERNLIB numerical library. Notable exceptions are the dilogarithm and the Jacobi theta function implementations. This paper describes what is included in CHIRON v0.50.

Department/s

  • Theoretical Particle Physics

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Publication/Series

European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields

Volume

75

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Springer

Topic

  • Subatomic Physics

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1434-6044