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Calculation of the electron magnetic moment in Fried-Yennie-gauge QED

Adkins, Gregory S. (1989) Calculation of the electron magnetic moment in Fried-Yennie-gauge QED. Physical Review D, 39 (12). pp. 3798-3801. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ADKprd89

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Abstract

The two-loop contribution to the electron magnetic moment is calculated in the Fried-Yennie gauge. This is the first treatment of the magnetic moment beyond one-loop order in a gauge other than the Feynman gauge. The Fried-Yennie gauge is infrared safe, and the calculation is done without introducing an infrared cutoff or photon mass. The Fried-Yennie-gauge result agrees with the Feynman-gauge result, as expected.


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Additional Information:©1989 The American Physical Society Received 21 February 1989 I am grateful to J. Sapirstein for conversations and encouragement, and to S. Koonin and members of the Kellogg Radiation Laboratory at Caltech for their hospitality. This was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grants Nos. PHY87-04324, PHY88-17296, and PHY86-04197.
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