The Galois coaction on $φ^4$ periods

14 Mar 2016  ·  Erik Panzer, Oliver Schnetz ·

We report on calculations of Feynman periods of primitive log-divergent $\phi^4$ graphs up to eleven loops. The structure of $\phi^4$ periods is described by a series of conjectures... In particular, we discuss the possibility that $\phi^4$ periods are a comodule under the Galois coaction. Finally, we compare the results with the periods of primitive log-divergent non-$\phi^4$ graphs up to eight loops and find remarkable differences to $\phi^4$ periods. Explicit results for all periods we could compute are provided in ancillary files. read more

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