On the asymptotic states and the quantum S matrix of the η-deformed AdS5 × S5 superstring

Oluf Tang Engelund, Radu Roiban

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Abstract: We investigate the worldsheet S matrix of string theory in η-deformed AdS5 × S5. By computing the six-point tree-level S matrix we explicitly show that there is no particle production at this level, as required by the classical integrability of the theory. At one and two loops we show that integrability requires that the classical two-particle states be redefined in a non-local and η-dependent way. This is a significant departure from the undeformed theory which is probably related to the quantum group symmetry of the worldsheet theory. We use generalized unitarity to carry out the loop calculations and identify a set of integrals that allow us to give a two-loop Feynman integral representation of the logarithmic terms of the two-loop S matrix. We finally also discuss aspects of the calculation of the two-loop rational terms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number168
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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