[Flexiblesusy-commits] [FlexibleSUSY/FlexibleSUSY] e9d3d9: enable calculation of weiberg angle at an arbitrar...

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  Branch: refs/heads/development
  Home:   https://github.com/FlexibleSUSY/FlexibleSUSY
  Commit: e9d3d9de234983061063e81c3c5e708a30223894
  Author: Alexander Voigt <alexander.voigt at desy.de>
  Date:   2015-11-11 (Wed, 11 Nov 2015)

  Changed paths:
    M src/weinberg_angle.cpp

  Log Message:
  enable calculation of weiberg angle at an arbitrary scale

The scale dependence in the W and Z self-energies is correctly taken
into account.  The for the calculation of the vertex and box diagrams
in the SM, the scale-dependence had to be added explicitly.  This
scale dependence was obtained from Eq. (6.15) of Lisa Zeune's diploma


as follows:

First, I have checked, that (6.15) is equivalent to (C.12) from BPMZ
for the case Q = MZ.

In (6.15) only the 1st term on the r.h.s. contains the scale
dependence.  This term is contained in (C.12) for the case Q = MZ.


To account for the scale dependence in (C.12), this term must be (i)
subtracted for Q = MZ, and (ii) added again for arbitrary Q.  This
leads to the expression

   term = -((alphaHat*Log[MW^2/Q^2])/(Pi*sHat^2));

   (term /. Q -> MZ) - term



I added this term to delta_VB_SM.

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