Triangular tessellations of one-loop scattering amplitudes in theory
Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, 560012, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Accepted: 7 December 2023
Published online: 24 January 2024
Inspired by the recent work of Nima Arkani Hamed and collaborators who introduced the notion of positive geometry to account for the structure of tree-level scattering amplitudes in bi-adjoint theory, which led to one-loop descriptions of the integrands. Here, we consider the one-loop integrals themselves in theory. In order to achieve this end, the geometrical construction offered by Schnetz for Feynman diagrams is hereby extended, and the results are presented. The extension relies on masking the loop momentum variable with a constant and proceeding with the calculations. The results appear as a construction given in a diagrammatic manner. The significance of the resulting triangular diagrams is that they have a common side amongst themselves for the corresponding Feynman diagrams they pertain to. Further extensions to this mathematical construction can lead to additional insights into higher loops. A mathematica code has been provided in order to generate the final results given the initial parameters of the theory.
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