Forward jet production at the Large Hadron Collider

Deak, M, Hautmann, F, Jung, H and Kutak, K (2009) Forward jet production at the Large Hadron Collider. Journal of High Energy Physics, 13 (9). p. 121. ISSN 1029-8479

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Abstract

At the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) it will become possible for the first time to investigate experimentally the forward region in hadron-hadron collisions via high-pT processes. In the LHC forward kinematics QCD logarithmic corrections in the hard transverse momentum and in the large rapidity interval may both be quantitatively significant. We analyze the hadroproduction of forward jets in the framework of QCD high-energy factorization, which allows one to resum consistently both kinds of corrections to higher orders in QCD perturbation theory. We compute the short-distance matrix elements needed to evaluate the factorization formula at fully exclusive level. We discuss numerically dynamical features of multi-gluon emission at large angle encoded in the factorizing high-energy amplitudes.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC0770 Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity > QC0793 Elementary particle physics
Depositing User: Francesco Hautmann
Date Deposited: 27 May 2013 09:28
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 09:13
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/45135

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