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Introduction

  • Mathew Richard BullimoreEmail author
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Abstract

Scattering amplitudes are fundamental and remarkably rich observables in quantum field theory. The single most important observation in this subject is that scattering amplitudes are often much simpler than one expects from a typical Feynman diagram expansion. Understanding the implications of this simple fact has lead to the development of new and efficient computational techniques and to the discovery of new mathematical structures in theoretical physics.

Keywords

Diagram Expansion Momentum Twistor Space Null Polygonal Wilson Loops Wilson Loop Tree-level Superamplitudes 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematical InstituteRadcliffe Observatory QuarterOxfordUK

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