A QCD Primer

  title={A QCD Primer},
  author={G. Altarelli},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  • G. Altarelli
  • Published 2002
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
  • 1. Introduction 2. Massless QCD and Scale Invariance 3. The Renormalisation Group and Asymptotic Freedom 4. More on the Running Coupling 5. Application to Hard Processes 5.1 $R_{e^+e^-}$ and Related Processes 5.2 The Final State in $e^+e^-$ Annihilation 5.3 Deep Inelastic Scattering 5.4 Factorisation and the QCD Improved Parton Model 6. Measurements of $\alpha_s$ 6.1 $\alpha_s$ from $e^+e^-$ Colliders 6.2 $\alpha_s$ from Deep Inelastic Scattering 7. Conclusion 8. Appendix: The Formalism of… CONTINUE READING


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