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New effect in wave-packet scatterings of quantum fields

  title={New effect in wave-packet scatterings of quantum fields},
  author={Kenzo Ishikawa and Kenji Nishiwaki and Kin-ya Oda},
In a transition amplitude of wave-packets, e.g., that of the Φ → φφ decay process, there are in and out time boundaries for the initial Φ and final φφ configurations, respectively, when the transition occurs in a finite time interval. In this Letter, we prove that the effect of the in time boundary of the Φ → φφ decay emerges from the φφ → Φ → φφ scattering amplitude that does not include the time boundaries for φφ . This effect has been overlooked in the standard plane-wave formulation and can… 
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