RunDec: a Mathematica package for running and decoupling of the strong coupling and quark masses. (English) Zbl 0970.81087

Summary: In this paper the formulae are collected which are needed for the computation of the strong coupling constant and quark masses at different energy scales and for different number of active flavors. All equations contain the state-of-the-art QCD corrections up to three- and sometimes even four-loop order. For the practical implementation Mathematica is used and a package containing useful procedures is provided.


81V05 Strong interaction, including quantum chromodynamics
81-08 Computational methods for problems pertaining to quantum theory
81-04 Software, source code, etc. for problems pertaining to quantum theory
81T15 Perturbative methods of renormalization applied to problems in quantum field theory
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