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*>> Unfortunately, at the moment one cannot evaluate it numerically directly
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*>> from FeynHelpers (while developing the add-on my main focus were
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*>> symbolic evaluations). However, you can easily do something like
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*>>
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*>> exp = PaXDiLog[2.7, 1] /. PaXDiLog -> X`DiLog
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*>> Export["exp.m", exp]
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*>>
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*>> Quit[]
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*>> << X`
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*>> Import["exp.m"]
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*>>
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*>> to obtain the numerical value from Package-X. I'll contact the developer
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*>> of Package-X to see if we can find a better solution...
*

Sorry, ignore this part. Somehow I completely forgot that the 1-loop library of Package-X is loaded not immediately but during the first call of PaXEvaluate.

So if you have already done some calculations with PaXEvaluate on a running kernel, then

exp = PaXDiLog[2.7, 1] /. PaXDiLog -> X`DiLog

is sufficient. On a fresh kernel just call PaXEvaluate once (with any input) and then it will work as well:

$LoadAddOns = {"FeynHelpers"};

<< FeynCalc`

PaXEvaluate[1]

exp = PaXDiLog[2.7, 1] /. PaXDiLog -> X`DiLog

Cheers,

Vladyslav

Am 25.12.2016 um 20:33 schrieb Vladyslav Shtabovenko:

*> Dear Xiu-Lei,
*

*>
*

*> actually, when doing the expansion by the means of Package-X, the LO
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*> coefficient of the 1/mN expansion turns out to be zero (provided that I
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*> got your example right):
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*>
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*> SPD[p4, p4] = mN^2;
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*> XC0 = C0[SPD[p4], SPD[q], SPD[p4 + q], mN^2, mpi^2, mpi^2] //
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*> ExpandScalarProduct;
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*> XC0Re = PaXEvaluate[XC0, PaXC0Expand -> True,
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*> PaXSeries -> {{mN, Infinity, 0}}, PaXAnalytic -> True] // Normal
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*>
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*> Doing the expansion with Series afterwards
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*>
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*> SPD[p4, p4] = mN^2;
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*> XC0 = C0[SPD[p4], SPD[q], SPD[p4 + q], mN^2, mpi^2, mpi^2] //
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*> ExpandScalarProduct;
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*> XC0Re = PaXEvaluate[XC0, PaXC0Expand -> True] // Normal;
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*> Series[XC0Re, {mN, Infinity, 0}] // Normal // Simplify
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*>
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*> produces several suspicious terms, like Sqrt[-SPD[q,q]]. As you probably
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*> know, Mathematica is not always careful when choosing the branch cuts of
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*> logs and square roots and does not really provide options to control
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*> that consistently, so I would rather trust the output of Package-X
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*> (which takes care of those things in a special way internally) than the
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*> output of Series.
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*>
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*> By the way, the author of Package-X has released several fixes
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*> in the meantime (ver 2.0.3 being the most current). One can update
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*> Package-X manually, by downloading the tarball from
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*> packagex.hepforge.org or via FeynHelpers' installer
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*>
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*> Import["https://raw.githubusercontent.com/FeynCalc/feynhelpers/master/\
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*> install.m"]
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*> InstallPackageX[]
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*>
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*> As to the second part of your question:
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*>
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*> PaXDiLog is just a placeholder that for the DiLog of Package-X. Its
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*> relation to PolyLog is described in 1503.01469, Sec VI.
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*>
*

*> Unfortunately, at the moment one cannot evaluate it numerically directly
*

*> from FeynHelpers (while developing the add-on my main focus were
*

*> symbolic evaluations). However, you can easily do something like
*

*>
*

*> exp = PaXDiLog[2.7, 1] /. PaXDiLog -> X`DiLog
*

*> Export["exp.m", exp]
*

*>
*

*> Quit[]
*

*> << X`
*

*> Import["exp.m"]
*

*>
*

*> to obtain the numerical value from Package-X. I'll contact the developer
*

*> of Package-X to see if we can find a better solution...
*

*>
*

*> I agree that PaXDiLog[Complex[-1,-6],-0.2] does not look correct at all.
*

*> Could you provide a minimal working code example that generates this
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*> weird expression?
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*>
*

*> I also wish you happy holidays.
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*>
*

*> Cheers,
*

*> Vladyslav
*

*>
*

*> Am 25.12.2016 um 10:51 schrieb Xiu-Lei Ren:
*

*>> Dear Vladyslav,
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*>>
*

*>> Thank you very much for your quick reply. It helps a lot.
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*>>
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*>> However, when i try to obtain the analytic expressions of triangle
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*>> diagram mentioned in the previous email, I also encountered two
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*>> questions about PaXDiLog.
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*>>
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*>> In order to avoid unexpected results when performing Dimension -> 4, I
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*>> use the recommended FeynHelper--Package-X.
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*>>
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*>> When I do this, the treatment of pave coefficient C0 is necessary.
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*>> In my case, (I am handling the two-nucleon scattering with two-pion
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*>> exchange.
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*>> mN, mpi deonte as nucleon and pion masses, p4 is the momentum of
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*>> outgoing nucleon, q is the transfer momentum between two nucleons.)
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*>>
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*>> XC0 = C0[p4^2, q^2, (p4+q)^2, mN^2, mpi^2, mpi^2]
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*>>
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*>> should be replaced by using
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*>>
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*>> XC0Re = PaXEvaluate[XC0, PaXC0Expand -> True]//Normal
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*>>
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*>> Apparently, the output is lengthy with conditions.
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*>>
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*>> Then, perform the 1/mN expansion,
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*>>
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*>> Series[XC0Re, {mN, infty, 0}]//Normal
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*>>
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*>> The result always contains Li2 functions (PaXDiLog).
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*>>
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*>> 1) How one can transfer PaXDiLog to PolyLog?
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*>>
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*>> Furthermore, when I do the numerical evaluation for checking,
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*>> I also find another problem about PaXDiLog.
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*>>
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*>> 2) e.g. PaXDiLog[Complex[-1,-6],-0.2], it cannot give a numerical value.
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*>>
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*>> Could you kindly let me know how to handle these problem?
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*>>
*

*>> Merry Christmas and happy new year.
*

*>>
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*>> Cheers,
*

*>> Xiu-Lei
*

*>>
*

*>
*

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