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Author Dissertori, Günther, author.

Title Quantum chromodynamics [electronic resource] : high energy experiments and theory / Günther Dissertori, Ian G. Knowles, Michael Schmelling.

Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 538 pages) : illustrations.
Series Oxford science publications
International series of monographs on physics ; 115
International series of monographs on physics (Oxford, England) ; 115.
Oxford science publications.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 506-523) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The development of QCD -- 3. The theory of QCD -- 4. Monte Carlo models -- 5. Experimental set-up -- 6. QCD analyses -- 7. Structure functions and parton distributions -- 8. The strong coupling constant -- 9. Tests of the structure of QCD -- 10. Tests of the gauge structure of QCD: colour factors -- 11. Leading-log QCD -- 12. Differences between quark and gluon jets -- 13. Fragmentation -- 14. Summary -- App. A. Elements of group theory -- App. B. Building blocks of theoretical predictions -- App. C. Dimensional regularization -- App. D. R[subscript [gamma]], R[subscript l] and R[subscript [tau]] for arbitrary colour factors -- App. E. Scaling violations in fragmentation functions -- App. F. Solutions.
Summary The contributors give a comprehensive presentation of how the theoretical concepts of quantum chromodynamics can be studied experimentally. The concepts discussed are illustrated by means of problems, with solutions provided.
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Subject Quantum chromodynamics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Knowles, I. G. (Ian G.), author.
Schmelling, Michael, author.
Other Form: Print version: Dissertori, Günther. Quantum chromodynamics. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780199566419 (OCoLC)310154666
ISBN 9780191004605 (electronic bk.)
019100460X (electronic bk.)
0198505728 (acid-free paper)