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FeynRules 2.0 — A complete toolbox for tree-level phenomenology

Adam Alloul
Organization: Groupe de Recherche de Physique des Hautes Énergies (GRPHE), Université de Haute-Alsace
Neil D. Christensen
Organization: PITTsburgh Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center (PITT PACC), University of Pittsburgh
Celine Degrande
Organization: IPPP Durham University
Claude Duhr
Organization: Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, University of Durham
Benjamin Fuks
Organization: Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien/Département Recherches Subatomiques, Université de Strasbourg
Journal / Anthology

Computer Physics Communications
Year: 2014
Volume: 185
Page range: 2250–2300

FeynRules is a Mathematica-based package which addresses the implementation of particle physics models, which are given in the form of a list of fields, parameters and a Lagrangian, into high-energy physics tools. It calculates the underlying Feynman rules and outputs them to a form appropriate for various programs such as CalcHep, FeynArts, MadGraph, Sherpa and Whizard. Since the original version, many new features have been added: support for two-component fermions, spin-3/2 and spin-2 fields, superspace notation and calculations, automatic mass diagonalization, completely general FeynArts output, a new universal FeynRules output interface, a new Whizard interface, automatic 1 → 2 decay width calculation, improved speed and efficiency, new guidelines for validation and a new webbased validation package. With this feature set, FeynRules enables models to go from theory to simulation and comparison with experiment quickly, efficiently and accurately.

*Science > Physics

Model building, Feynman rules, Monte Carlo programs