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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8672391, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8672391
Research Article

Search for Anomalous Quartic Couplings in Photon-Photon Collisions

1Department of Optical Engineering, Cumhuriyet University, 58140 Sivas, Turkey
2Department of Physics, Ankara University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Physics, Abant Izzet Baysal University, 14280 Bolu, Turkey

Received 16 June 2016; Revised 23 September 2016; Accepted 18 October 2016

Academic Editor: Edward Sarkisyan-Grinbaum

Copyright © 2016 M. Köksal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The publication of this article was funded by SCOAP3.

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