Pion-pion scattering amplitude



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Peláez Sagredo, José Ramón and Ynduráin, F. J. (2005) Pion-pion scattering amplitude. Physical Review D, 71 (7). ISSN 0556-2821

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.71.074016


We obtain reliable ππ scattering amplitudes consistent with experimental data, both at low and high energies, and fulfilling appropriate analyticity properties. We do this by first fitting experimental low energy [s^(1/2) ≤ (1.42 GeV] phase shifts and inelasticities with expressions that incorporate analyticity and unitarity. In particular, for the S wave with isospin 0, we discuss in detail several sets of experimental data. This provides low energy partial wave amplitudes that summarize the known experimental information. Then, we impose Regge behavior as follows from factorization and experimental data for the imaginary parts of the scattering amplitudes at higher energy, and check fulfillment of dispersion relations up to 0.925 GeV. This allows us to improve our fits. The ensuing ππ scattering amplitudes are then shown to verify dispersion relations up to 1.42 GeV, as well as s ̶ t ̶ u crossing sum rules and other consistency conditions. The improved parametrizations therefore provide a reliable representation of pion-pion amplitudes with which one can test chiral perturbation theory calculations, pionium decays, or use as input for CP-violating K decays. In this respect, we find [a^(0)_0 ̶ a^(2)_0]^2 = (0.077 ± 0.008) M^(-2)_π and δ^(0)_(0) (m^(2)_K ̶ ̶ δ^(2)_(0) (m^(2)_(K) = 5209 ±1.6º.

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©2005 The American Physical Society.
We are grateful to CICYT, Spain, and to INTAS, for partial financial support. We are also grateful to G. Colangelo and H. Leutwyler, whose questions about the rho residue, 3"t, prompted us to give the alternate derivation and improvement of its values in Appendix B.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Phase-shift analysis; Gev-c; Momentum-transfer; Cross sections; Mass region; π&π; π-P->π-π&N; Parameters; Existence; Unitarity
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Physics-Mathematical models
Sciences > Physics > Mathematical physics
ID Code:35457
Deposited On:02 Feb 2016 14:46
Last Modified:10 Dec 2018 15:09

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