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Michael Levine’s feynman
bundle for drawing the diagrams in
LaTeX 2.09 is still available.
Thorsten Ohl’s feynmf
is designed for use with current
LaTeX, and works in
combination with Metafont (or, in its feynmp
MetaPost). The feynmf
package reads a description of the diagram written
in TeX, and writes out code. Metafont (or MetaPost) can then produce a
font (or PostScript file) for use in a subsequent LaTeX run. For
new users, who have access to MetaPost, the PostScript version is
probably the better route, for document portability and other reasons.
Jos Vermaseren’s axodraw
is mentioned as an alternative in
the documentation of feynmf
, but it is written entirely in
terms of dvips
commands, and is thus rather
An alternative approach is implemented by Norman Gray’s feyn
package. Rather than creating complete diagrams as postscript images,
provides a font (in a variety of sizes) containing
fragments, which you can compose to produce complete diagrams. It
offers fairly simple diagrams which look good in equations, rather
than complicated ones more suitable for display in figures.
- graphics/axodraw (or browse the directory); catalogue entry
- feyn font bundle
- fonts/feyn (or browse the directory)
- feynman bundle
- macros/latex209/contrib/feynman (or browse the directory)
- feynmf/feynmp bundle
- macros/latex/contrib/feynmf (or browse the directory); catalogue entry
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This is FAQ version 3.26, released on 2013-02-25.