Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

The Diphoton Anomaly as Nonlinear Optics Effect

Ervin Goldfain


We speculate on the idea that the root cause of the recently reported diphoton excess at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is a nonlinear quantum optics effect. The effect is likely to arise from the strong coupling of photons to the sea of relativistic Coulomb charges carried by light quarks.

Full Text: