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Gluon corrections to Drell-Yan processes

Politzer, H. David (1977) Gluon corrections to Drell-Yan processes. Nuclear Physics B, 129 (2). pp. 301-318. ISSN 0550-3213. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160920-085407776

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Assuming that the Drell-Yan picture is approximately valid, I compute the O(g^2) gluon radiative corrections in QCD. The corrections are self-consistent, i.e. they satisfy several non-trivial constraints necessary for the validity of the whole picture. There are logarithmic scaling violations in the quark distribution functions, precisely equal to those found in electroproduction. Large transverse momenta (of order of the c.m. energy) are produced, balanced by radiation in the opposite direction. I compute the transverse momentum differential cross section for μ pairs as an example


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Politzer, H. David0000-0002-4983-6621
Additional Information:© 1977 Published by Elsevier B.V. Received 31 May 1977; Revised 11 July 1977. Research supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHYS75-20427. I wish to thank Tom Appelquist and Enrico Poggio for discussions of infrared problems and Howard Georgi for his continued interest.
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Official Citation:H. David Politzer, Gluon corrections to Drell-Yan processes, Nuclear Physics B, Volume 129, Issue 2, 1977, Pages 301-318, ISSN 0550-3213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0550-3213(77)90197-3. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0550321377901973)
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