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Clean tests of quantum chromodynamics in μp scattering

Georgi, Howard and Politzer, H. David (1978) Clean tests of quantum chromodynamics in μp scattering. Physical Review Letters, 40 (1). pp. 3-6. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GEOprl78

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Abstract

Hard gluon bremsstrahlung in μp scattering produces final-state hadrons with a large component of momentum transverse to the virtual-photon direction. Quantum chromodynamics can be used to predict not only the absolute value of the transverse momentum, but also its angular distribution relative to the muon scattering plane. The angular correlations should be insensitive to nonperturbative effects.


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Additional Information:©1977 The American Physical Society. Received 25 October 1977. One of us (H.G.) wishes to thank A.L. Sessoms for several useful conversations. This research was supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHY75-20427, and the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration under Contract No. EY76-C-03-0068.
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