EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 175, 201835th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (Lattice 2017)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||6 Hadron Structure|
|Published online||26 March 2018|
Light-by-light forward scattering amplitudes in Lattice QCD
Institut für Kernphysik & Cluster of Excellence PRISMA, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, D-55099 Mainz, Germany
2 John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC), DESY, Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen, Germany
3 Helmholtz Institut Mainz, D-55099 Mainz, Germany
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Published online: 26 March 2018
We present our preliminary results on the calculation of hadronic light-by-light forward scattering amplitudes using vector four-point correlation functions computed on the lattice. Using a dispersive approach, forward scattering amplitudes can be described by γ*γ* → hadrons fusion cross sections and then compared with phenomenology. We show that only a few states are needed to reproduce our data. In particular, the sum rules considered in this study imply relations between meson–γγ couplings and provide valuable information about individual form factors which are often used to estimate the meson-pole contributions to the hadronic light-by-light contribution to the (g – 2) of the muon.
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