# A QCD Primer

@article{Altarelli2002AQP,
title={A QCD Primer},
author={G. Altarelli},
journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
year={2002},
volume={631},
pages={70-111}
}
• 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