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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 26, 125-137 (2002)
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s2002-01035-0

Massless and massive one-loop three-point functions in negative dimensional approach

A.T. Suzuki1, E.S. Santos1 and A.G.M. Schmidt1, 2

1  Universidade Estadual Paulista Instituto de Física Teórica, Rua Pamplona 145 São Paulo, SP CEP 01405-900, Brazil
2  Universidade Federal do Paraná, Departamento de Física Caixa Postal 19044 Curitiba PR CEP 81531-990, Brazil


(Received: 14 April 2002 / Revised version: 18 July 2002 / Published online: 7 October 2002 )

Abstract
In this article we present the complete massless and massive one-loop triangle diagram results using the negative dimensional integration method (NDIM). We consider the following cases: massless internal fields; one massive, two massive with the same mass m and three equal masses for the virtual particles. Our results are given in terms of hypergeometric and hypergeometric-type functions of the external momenta (and masses for the massive cases) where the propagators in the Feynman integrals are raised to arbitrary exponents and the dimension of the space-time is D. Our approach reproduces the known results; it produces other solutions as yet unknown in the literature as well. These new solutions occur naturally in the context of NDIM revealing a promising technique to solve Feynman integrals in quantum field theories.



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