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HELAC-Onia

swMATH ID: 17651
Software Authors: Shao, Hua-Sheng
Description: HELAC-Onia: an automatic matrix element generator for heavy quarkonium physics. By the virtues of the Dyson-Schwinger equations, we upgrade the published code HELAC to be capable to calculate the heavy quarkonium helicity amplitudes in the framework of NRQCD factorization, which we dub HELAC-Onia. We rewrote the original HELAC to make the new program be able to calculate helicity amplitudes of multi P-wave quarkonium states production at hadron colliders and electron-positron colliders by including new P-wave off-shell currents. Therefore, besides the high efficiencies in computation of multi-leg processes within the Standard Model, HELAC-Onia is also sufficiently numerical stable in dealing with P-wave quarkonia (e.g. h c,b ,χ c,b ) and P-wave color-octet intermediate states. To the best of our knowledge, it is a first general-purpose automatic quarkonium matrix elements generator based on recursion relations on the market.
Homepage: http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEPR_v1_0.html
Keywords: quarkonium helicity amplitudes; NRQCD; Dyson-Schwinger equations; off-shell currents
Related Software: BCVEGPY; HELAC; VEGAS; PHEGAS
Cited in: 2 Publications

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