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Quantum chromodynamics at high energy

Yuri V. Kovchegov 1973- Eugene Levin (Eugene M.)


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  • Title:
    Quantum chromodynamics at high energy
  • Author: Yuri V. Kovchegov 1973-
  • Eugene Levin (Eugene M.)
  • Description: Cover; QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS AT HIGH ENERGY; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction: basics of QCD perturbation theory; 1.1 The QCD Lagrangian; 1.2 A review of Feynman rules for QCD; 1.2.1 QCD Feynman rules; 1.3 Rules of light cone perturbation theory; 1.3.1 QCD LCPT rules; 1.3.2 Light cone wave function; 1.4 Sample LCPT calculations; 1.4.1 LCPT ""cross-check""; 1.4.2 A sample light cone wave function; 1.5 Asymptotic freedom; 2 Deep inelastic scattering; 2.1 Kinematics, cross section, and structure functions; 2.2 Parton model and Bjorken scaling
    2.2.1 Warm-up: DIS on a single free quark2.2.2 Full calculation: DIS on a proton; 2.3 Space-time structure of DIS processes; 2.4 Violation of Bjorken scaling; the Dokshitzer-Gribov-Lipatov-Altarelli-Parisi evolution equation; 2.4.1 Parton distributions; 2.4.2 Evolution for quark distribution; 2.4.3 The DGLAP evolution equations; 2.4.4 Gluon-gluon splitting function; 2.4.5 General solution of the DGLAP equations; 2.4.6 Double logarithmic approximation; Further reading; Exercises; 3 Energy evolution and leading logarithm-1/x approximation in QCD; 3.1 Paradigm shift
    3.2 Two-gluon exchange: the Low-Nussinov pomeron3.3 The Balitsky-Fadin-Kuraev-Lipatov evolution equation; 3.3.1 Effective emission vertex; 3.3.2 Virtual corrections and reggeized gluons; 3.3.3 The BFKL equation; 3.3.4 Solution of the BFKL equation; 3.3.5 Bootstrap property of the BFKL equation; 3.3.6 Problems of BFKL evolution: unitarity and diffusion; The Froissart-Martin bound; Diffusion into the infrared; 3.4 The nonlinear Gribov-Levin-Ryskin and Mueller-Qiu evolution equation; 3.4.1 The physical picture of parton saturation; 3.4.2 The GLR-MQ equation; Further reading; Exercises
    4 Dipole approach to high parton density QCD4.1 Dipole picture of DIS; 4.2 Glauber-Gribov-Mueller multiple-rescatterings formula; 4.2.1 Scattering on one nucleon; 4.2.2 Scattering on many nucleons; 4.2.3 Saturation picture from the GGM formula; 4.3 Mueller's dipole model; 4.3.1 Dipole wave function and generating functional; 4.3.2 The BFKL equation in transverse coordinate space; 4.3.3 The general solution of the coordinate-space BFKL equation; 4.4 The Balitsky-Kovchegov equation; 4.5 Solution of the Balitsky-Kovchegov equation; 4.5.1 Solution outside the saturation region
    extended geometric scalingDouble logarithmic approximation; Extended geometric scaling region; 4.5.2 Solution inside the saturation region; geometric scaling; 4.5.3 Semiclassical solution; 4.5.4 Traveling wave solution; 4.5.5 Numerical solutions; 4.5.6 Map of high energy QCD; 4.6 The Bartels-Kwiecinski-Praszalowicz equation; 4.7 The odderon; Further reading; Exercises; 5 Classical gluon fields and the color glass condensate; 5.1 Strong classical gluon fields: the McLerran-Venugopalan model; 5.1.1 The key idea of the approach; 5.1.2 Classical gluon field of a single nucleus
    5.1.3 Classical gluon distribution
    First book entirely dedicated to high energy QCD including parton saturation and CGC, covering the last several decades of development.
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (352 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-139-88570-7;ISBN 1-107-23955-9;ISBN 1-283-61037-X;ISBN 9786613922823;ISBN 1-139-55022-5;ISBN 1-139-55518-9;ISBN 1-139-54897-2;ISBN 1-139-55393-3;ISBN 1-139-55147-7;ISBN 1-139-02218-0
  • Subjects: Quantum chromodynamics; Particles (Nuclear physics); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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