Gluon cascades and amplitudes in light-front perturbation theory

C. A. Cruz-Santiago, A. M. Staśto

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Abstract

We construct the gluon wave functions, fragmentation functions and scattering amplitudes within the light-front perturbation theory. Recursion relations on the light-front are constructed for the wave functions and fragmentation functions, which in the latter case are the light-front analogs of the Berends-Giele recursion relations. Using general relations between wave functions and scattering amplitudes it is demonstrated how to obtain the maximally-helicity violating amplitudes, and explicit verification of the results is based on simple examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-30
Number of pages30
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume869
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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