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Scattering Amplitudes and the Navier-Stokes Equation

  title={Scattering Amplitudes and the Navier-Stokes Equation},
  author={Clifford Cheung and James Mangan},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
We explore the scattering amplitudes of fluid quanta described by the Navier-Stokes equation and its non-Abelian generalization. These amplitudes exhibit universal infrared structures analogous to the Weinberg soft theorem and the Adler zero. Furthermore, they satisfy on-shell recursion relations which together with the three-point scattering amplitude furnish a pure S-matrix formulation of incompressible fluid mechanics. Remarkably, the amplitudes of the non-Abelian Navier-Stokes equation also… 

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