Threshold resummation of soft gluons in hadronic reactions - an introduction.

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The authors discuss the motivation for resummation of the effects of initial-state soft gluon radiation, to all orders in the strong coupling strength, for processes in which the near-threshold region in the partonic subenergy is important. The author summarizes the method of perturbative resummation and its application to the calculation of the total cross section for top quark production at hadron colliders. Comments are included on the differences between the treatment of subleading logarithmic terms in this method and in other approaches.

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Berger, E. L. February 17, 1998.

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The authors discuss the motivation for resummation of the effects of initial-state soft gluon radiation, to all orders in the strong coupling strength, for processes in which the near-threshold region in the partonic subenergy is important. The author summarizes the method of perturbative resummation and its application to the calculation of the total cross section for top quark production at hadron colliders. Comments are included on the differences between the treatment of subleading logarithmic terms in this method and in other approaches.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00010645

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  • Symposium on QCD Corrections and New Physics, Hiroshima (JP), 10/17/1997--10/29/1997

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Berger, E. L. Threshold resummation of soft gluons in hadronic reactions - an introduction., article, February 17, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622491/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.