Electromagnetic time-like form factors


  • Angel Miramontes Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo
  • Adnan Bashir Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo




Meson form factors; Schwinger-Dyson equations; Bethe-Salpeter equations


We present the calculation of charged pion and kaon electromagnetic form factors in the time-like regime using Schwinger-Dyson equations and the Poincare covariant Bethe-Salpeter equations within an SU(2) isospin symmetric limit. To accurately represent the behavior of a time-like photon, we have incorporated non-valence contributions into the system of equations, enabling the decays ρ → ππ and φ → KK. The inclusion of these decay mechanisms is essential for capturing the expected behavior of the electromagnetic pion and kaon form factors. Our results for the form factors reasonably reproduce the experimental data for a time-like photon.


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Miramontes A, Bashir A. Electromagnetic time-like form factors. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 18 [cited 2023 Dec. 11];4(2):021114 1-6. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/7111